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Builder confidence for new, single-family homes on rise

Builder confidence for new, single-family homes on rise

National builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes increased by 2 points to 21 on the...

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Bipartisan support for Fannie, Freddie funding of payroll-tax cut

In the latest twist resulting from federal ownership of mortgage insurers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, House Republicans and...

New home sales inch up in October

New home sales inch up in October

Sales of new homes rose in October, but remained at historically weak levels, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Sales activity gained 1.3 percent over September and 8.9...

U.S. home builder confidence reaches highest level since last spring

U.S. home builder confidence reaches highest level since last spring

Home builder confidence has improved significantly across the board this month, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells...

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Housing starts fall nationwide, hindered by lagging multi-family construction

Nationwide housing starts dropped by 5 percent in August to 571,000 units from a month previous, according to figures...

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Home builders’ confidence rebounds slightly

After a doom-and-gloom June, confidence rose slightly among U.S. home builders in July, according to a report released today...

Home builder confidence falls as spring buying season begins

Home builder confidence falls as spring buying season begins

Confidence in the housing market amongst builders fell in April, according to the latest data from the National Association...

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Builder confidence shows no improvement

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes remained unchanged at a rate of 16 for a fourth consecutive month in February, according to the National Association of Homebuilders/Wells Fargo Housing Market...

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Homebuyers begin to repay tax credit

Most homebuyers who claimed the federal tax credit of up to $7,500 for buying their first home in 2008 are required to start repaying the credit in 15 annual installments, beginning with their 2010...

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