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|Day's Range||41.37 - 41.95|
|52 Week Range||39.80 - 48.54|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.48%|
Did the Housing Market Take a Breather in February? The number of building permits issued is a useful tool in forecasting demand and supply in the housing sector (REM). An increasing number of building permits is a sign of future construction (ITB) activity, which could lead to higher employment and economic output.
Did the Housing Market Take a Breather in February? The National Association of Home Builders (or NAHB) is an association of 700 state and local associations of home builders (REM), real-estate sales and marketing professionals, and re-modelers. The NAHB publishes the Housing Market Index (or HMI) every month based on a survey of its members.
The United States National Association of Realtors (or NAR) releases a monthly report on existing home sales (ITB). This report consists of information about the trends in housing inventory, total housing inventory, median home prices, and the 30-year mortgage rate. The outlook for the housing market (REM) and demand projections can be formulated using existing home sales data.
An increasing number of building permits is a sign of future construction (ITB) activity, which could lead to higher employment and economic output. As per the latest report in January, housing units (XHB) authorized by building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.4 million, an increase of 7.4% from the revised December reading of 1.3 million units. In a reversal of the recent trend, multi-unit (apartments) building permits have increased more than single-family permits.
The National Association of Home Builders (or NAHB) consists of 700 state and local associations of home builders (REM), real estate sales and marketing professionals, and remodelers. The Housing Market Index (or HMI) is based on a monthly survey of its members. The survey mostly relates to builders in the single-family housing market (ITB) and asks its participants to rate the current conditions and expected conditions in the next six months as “good,” “fair,” or “poor.” The report also rates traffic from prospective buyers as “high to very high,” “average,” or “low to very low” for new homes.
What Boosted the Leading Economic Index in 2017? The Conference Board uses the number of building permits issued as one of the constituents of its LEI (Leading Economic Index) model. The number of building permits is a forward indicator of economic activity in the housing and construction (PKB) industry.
The United States NAR (National Association of Realtors) releases a monthly report on the existing home sales (ITB) market. The report contains information about trends in the housing inventory, total housing inventory, median home prices, and the 30-year mortgage rate. Demand in the housing market (REM) can be assessed through the changes in the inventory of existing home sales.
The US housing industry’s (REM) health can be accessed by observing changes in the number of permits issued each month. An increase in the number of building permits is considered to be a positive sign for the housing sector (ITB). The time lag between issuing the permit and construction starting makes the indicator have a lower predictive power compared to housing starts.
The NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) is an association that consists of 700 state and local associations of homebuilders (REM), real estate sales and marketing professionals, and remodelers. For the last 30 years, the NAHB has been conducting a monthly survey of its members. The NAHB constructs the HMI (housing market index) for the US housing market.
According to the latest report from NAR, existing home sales rose 5.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.81 million homes in November.
For November, the NAHB Housing Market Index was reported as 74—an increase of five from October and an 18-year high.
In November 2017, housing units (XHB) authorized by building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.298 million—a decrease of 1.4% from October.
According to the latest report from NAR, existing home sales have risen 2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million in October.
In October 2017, building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.297 million—an increase of 5.9% from the reading of 1.225 million in September.
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In September 2017, building permits were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.215 million—a fall from August's 1.272 million and 4.3% below September 2016.
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