The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States increased slightly to 68 in September 2019 from an upwardly revised 67 in the previous month and beating market expectations of 66. The sub-index for current single-family rose to 75 from 73 in August and the sub-index for prospective buyers held steady at 50; while the gauge for home sales over the next six months edged down to 70 from 71. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 50.48 from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 78 in December of 1998 and a record low of 8 in January of 2009.

Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States is expected to be 65.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States to stand at 62.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Nahb Housing Market Index is projected to trend around 58.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-17 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Jun 64 66 67 65
2019-07-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Jul 65 64 64 64
2019-08-15 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Aug 66 65 65 65
2019-09-17 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Sep 68 67 66 65
2019-10-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Oct 68 64
2019-11-18 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Nov 63
2019-12-16 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index Dec 63


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1419.00 1317.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1364.00 1215.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 635.00 728.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales -0.30 1.60 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5490.00 5420.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.10 -0.70 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.20 0.20 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 68.00 67.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.01 3.82 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -0.10 2.00 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 217.65 216.92 217.65 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.10 64.20 69.20 62.90 percent [+]


United States Nahb Housing Market Index

NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) is based on a monthly survey of home builders. They are asked to rate current sales of single-family homes and sales expectations for the next six months and to rate traffic of prospective buyers. Scores for responses to each component are used to calculate a seasonally adjusted overall index, where a number over 50 indicates more builders view sales conditions as good than poor. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Nahb Housing Market Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Nahb Housing Market Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.00 67.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2019 Monthly
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United States 68.00 Sep/19


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