Home Builder Confidence Falls, First Time in Nearly a Year

tahoe3 | Feb 19, 2013 10:02 AM ET as far as i can tell. jan 2009, home depot stock was at 22.9. today its over 67. tell me again mr lagone. just how bad mr obama is for the u.s. economy.

tarandfeathers | Feb 19, 2013 10:04 AM ET Did we forget to put the words "unexpected or surprize"? in the title?

720MP | Feb 19, 2013 10:06 AM ET yellow journalism headline

Middle_of_the_road | Feb 19, 2013 10:10 AM ET Limited availability of labor? Wasn`t the construction industry one of the hardest hit areas during the recession?

thereugoagain | Feb 19, 2013 10:13 AM ET Duh ....gas prices UP 20% ....customer traffic down ....who`da thought?

MrSquiggles | Feb 19, 2013 10:14 AM ET Recession, recession, recession.

LoganMohtashami | Feb 19, 2013 10:17 AM ET In the Big Picture it`s still the Home Builders It`s less that 1/12th of the entire housing market and they are so far away from their 50 year average of new home sales. However, think about this. They will never ever have it this good ever! - Because of so many home owners are underwater ( Can`t sell) and distressed homes aren`t coming out = Less Competition - They are coming off the worst 4 year builder period going back to 1959 so they have ample room to build - This is as good as it gets for affordability for them (Excluding their cash buyers) Even with all that, still far away from the normal 671-700 range of avg sales. Logan Mohtashami

Earth_Scientist | Feb 19, 2013 10:21 AM ET It looks like another bubble in housing is beginning to end.

bajamiguel | Feb 19, 2013 10:32 AM ET but ...last month they could,nt keep up with demand ....they were selling like hotcakes .....lol...one lie after another

americannovice | Feb 19, 2013 10:38 AM ET The real question is the duration of this decline.






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