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U.S. builders’ outlook falls amid weakening sales

WASHINGTON — The outlook among U.S. homebuilders has been grim all year. This month, it became grimmer. An index that measures builders’ sentiment for their industry fell three points in June to 13, the National Association of Home Builders said ...

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New-home sales up, but pace remains sluggish

WASHINGTON — More Americans bought new homes in April, but sales remain far below the pace that would represent a healthy housing market. The Commerce Department says new-home sales rose 7.3 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...

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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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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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Dim homebuilder outlook improves slightly

WASHINGTON — Homebuilders’ pessimistic outlook improved slightly this month, but it remains dim amid falling home prices and a weak pace of construction. The National Association of Home Builders said Tuesday that its index of industry sentiment for March improved ...

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Home construction up after 2 months of declines

WASHINGTON — Home construction nudged up in November after two months of declines. Builders broke ground last month on a seasonally adjusted 555,000 units, a 3.9 percent rise from October, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Even with the gain, housing ...

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Homebuilders pessimistic about housing market

LOS ANGELES — Builders are feeling pessimistic over the housing market’s prospects in the near future. The National Association of Home Builders, a private trade association, says its reading of builder sentiment remained unchanged in December at 16. Readings below ...

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Homebuilders hope for rebound in spring

U.S. homebuilders battered by the worst summer for home sales in a decade are already looking ahead to spring, saying they feel somewhat more optimistic about the prospect for an uptick in sales. The National Association of Home Builders said ...

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