Housing Economics

Housing Economics

NAHB provides in-depth economic analysis of the most significant issues and latest trends driving the housing industry.

New Home Sales See Uptick at End of 2022

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Although month-to-month sales of new homes rose in December, numbers were well below those recorded at the end of 2021. Buyers and builders continue to grapple with elevated interest rates and construction costs.

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Framing Lumber Prices

Fluctuations in the costs of building materials, particularly those of framing lumber, contribute significantly to home prices and housing affordability levels.

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