Market Forecast Survey: Builders Gain A Little Confidence for 2016

December 29, 2015

More than a quarter of builders, designers, and architects responding to Professional Builder’s 2016 Market Forecast survey graded this year as mediocre or poor, an improvement from more than a third that rated 2014 as a bad year for their companies. 

About 46 percent of builders said that they sold more houses this year versus last year, and 40 percent indicated that they sold “about the same.” Less than 14 percent closed on fewer homes than they did in 2014 compared with 22.2 percent from the previous year’s poll.

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