January BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

January 16, 2019


This month HomeSphere builders and BTIG lent a hand to help fill in the gap in residential construction data created by the government shutdown.

According to the latest BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report, the housing demand has stabilized after the significant drop seen in November. Materials costs are also easing up for many builders.

Highlights from the HomeSphere/BTIG Building Industry Report – January 2019

  • 26% of HomeSphere builders reported that sales were better than expected; 34% reported worse than expected sales
  • Only 36% of respondents reported higher YoY material costs (the lowest level in survey history)
  • Roughly 40% of builders are still seeing land price increases

HomeSphere/BTIG Builder Industry Report

HomeSphere has partnered with BTIG to create a monthly report to provide our builders and manufacturers with exclusive and timely insights about the market.

To compile the report, we surveyed HomeSphere’s 2,500 regional and local home builders about sales, traffic, pricing, labor costs, and other key industry metrics.

How to get the monthly report

If you are a builder and would like to participate and receive the monthly report for free, request an invitation below:


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