United States Nahb Housing Market Index  1985-2016 | Data | Chart

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Market Index was recorded at 60 in January of 2016, the same as in the previous month but lower than market expectations of 61. The index for sales expectations over the next six months dropped 3 points to 63 and the gauge for buyer traffic went down 2 points to 44 remaining in negative territory. In contrast, the index for current sales rose 2 points to 67. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 48.74 from 1985 until 2015, 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 reported by the National Association of Home Builders.

United States Nahb Housing Market Index
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.00 61.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2016 Monthly
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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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-17 03:00 PM Nov 62 65 64 64.89
2015-12-15 03:00 PM Dec 61 62 63 63
2016-01-19 03:00 PM Jan 60 60 61 61
2016-02-16 03:00 PM Feb 60 59.64
2016-03-15 02:00 PM Mar 59.28
2016-04-18 02:00 PM Apr 59.25

United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1232.00 1161.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1149.00 1204.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 544.00 522.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 4.20 2.70 30.00 -24.50 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5460.00 5480.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.10 -0.40 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.50 0.20 1.42 -1.72 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 60.00 61.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 3.97 4.02 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -2.60 8.80 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.80 63.70 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 182.86 182.83 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]




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United States 60.00 Jan/16