New Home Market Pulse

New Home Market Pulse


Capture timely traffic, sales, and pricing feedback from 85-115 public and private builders in major markets across the nation. Conducted mid-month in the spring selling season, this survey summarizes significant trends nationally, and shares an assortment of builder quotes that illustrate the trends by region.

A timely digest of new home market conditions mid-month

Monitor conditions for the public home builders.

Private equity and hedge fund clients benefit from timely, candid feedback on new home market conditions mid-month.

Benchmark national and regional trends.

Clients with direct investments in the new home sector need timely feedback to manage their operations and prepare for market changes.

What's Included in This Report


Get exclusive qualitative feedback from builders

All of our surveys are delivered via email with a short summary, and are posted in our client portal for easy access. Every month, here’s what you can expect in the New Home Market Pulse:

Current Traffic, Sales, and Pricing Trends

This report summarizes the major national trends as of mid-month, pointing out the changes and similarities since our survey at the start of the month.

Focus Questions

These focus questions dig into timely topics, such as how broadly builders are raising (or lowering) home prices, the quality and size of their interest lists, sales to investors, and changes in earnest money requirements.

Builder Commentary

Each report shares a curated selection of the builders’ qualitative feedback, organized by region.

Receive accurate answers to these critical questions

Which regions and metros are seeing the strongest seasonal new home demand, and which are the slowest?

Are home builders relying on incentives to boost new home sales activity?

What are builders reporting about traffic quality; are they seeing serious and qualified buyers?

How are builders thinking about starts given current new home market conditions?

Are investors buying a lot of homes from builders in the Southeast markets?

How are builders managing their sold backlog in view of current market conditions?

Included with the following research memberships

Metro and Regional Housing Package

This package provides a complete picture of housing supply, demand, and affordability through local insight, proprietary surveys, and extensive data analysis. We currently provide an overview of major housing and economic trends across 100 MSAs nationwide.

Building Products Package

This package provides current, in-depth insight into building products industry conditions in the country, including a forecast for residential new construction and repair and remodeling spend over the next four years.

Geographic Overview of the Public Home Builders Package

This package is designed for those who compare publicly-traded builders (including securities investors) to each other. Every month we rank each publicly-traded home builder based on the past, current, and forecasted performance of its geographic footprint.

Contact us to maximize your opportunities in the housing market.

If you have any questions about our services or would like to speak to one of our experts about how we can help your business, please contact Client Relations at clientservices@jbrec.com.