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US builders see little to like in housing market

WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders are concerned that the struggling housing market won’t recover this year and some feel it may be getting worse. Builders’ outlook for the industry in May was unchanged at 16, the National Association of Home Builders ...

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New-home construction increases 7.2 percent in March

WASHINGTON — Builders broke ground on more new homes last month, giving the weak housing market a slight boost at the start of the spring buying season. Home construction rose 7.2 percent in March from February to a seasonally adjusted ...

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Builder outlook falls ahead of spring season

WASHINGTON — Homebuilders are more pessimistic about the housing market this month, a dismal sign at the start of the spring-buying season. The National Association of Home Builders says its index of industry sentiment for April fell slightly to 16. ...

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New-home construction plunges in February

WASHINGTON — Builders broke ground last month on the fewest homes in nearly two years, a reflection of declines in home prices and diminished demand that has made it difficult for them to compete. The Commerce Department says home construction ...

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4 builders get low-interest loans

Builders of four low-to-moderate apartment projects in Calvert, Charles, Howard and St. Mary’s counties have received $31.9 million in low-interest loans under the federal New Issue Bond Program, a program that is underwritten by tax-exempt bonds. The projects, mostly renovations ...

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