The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States increased to a six-month high of 63 in April of 2019 from 62 in each of the previous two months and in line with market expectations. The sub-index for current single-family home sales rose to 69 from 68 in March and that for prospective buyers went up to 47 from 44. Meanwhile, the gauge measuring home sales over the next six months edged down to 71 from 72. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 50.30 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 59.00 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 53.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Nahb Housing Market Index is projected to trend around 51.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-16 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 58 56 56 55
2019-02-19 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 62 58 59 54
2019-03-18 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 62 62 63 66
2019-04-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 63 62 63 63
2019-05-15 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 63 61
2019-06-17 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 59
2019-07-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 57


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1288.00 1291.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1139.00 1142.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 692.00 662.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales -4.90 -2.60 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5210.00 5480.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 1.00 2.50 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.60 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 63.00 62.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.46 4.44 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -7.30 -3.50 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 212.41 212.88 213.83 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 64.40 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.00 62.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2019 Monthly
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United States 63.00 Apr/19


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