Builder confidence curbed in July by continued supply-side roadblocks

Builder confidence declined by one point to 80 in July, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released on Monday. Labor shortages, regulatory costs and high costs of materials continued to dampen builder confidence, but strong buyer demand helped moderately temper those challenges in July. The NAHB noted … Read more

Buyers shouldn’t wait to build. Here’s why

What’s the best time to build, you ask? Right now. Yes, even with commodity prices up. When clients decide to build a home, there are more factors to consider than just the price of lumber. Is the worst of the lumber pricing surge over? Not quite. Pre-pandemic, lumber traded at $300 to $500 per thousand … Read more

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