Homebuilder Sentiment Dips in May

Homebuilder Sentiment Dips in May

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index unexpectedly fell to 54 from 56 the month before. Nevertheless, there was an improvement in the six-month sales outlook from 63 to 64, the highest level so far this year. Further, the West region actually saw an increase in sentiment from 55 to 56. Any reading of the NAHB Index above 50 denotes a positive outlook among homebuilders.

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Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

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