Builder Confidence Reaches Highest Level In 10 Years

Posted by John Sabia on Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 1:12pm.

Home Builders/ Developers are widely considered to have a very good handle on the strength and weakness of the real estate housing market because of their distinct viewpoint on new construction homes for sale and the development of townhouse projects and condominiums for sale.  For this reason, the National Association of Home Builders has been surveying builders for the past thirty years to comment on the amount of current home buyers looking at properties, home sales conditions and their assessment for the up coming six months.

When the survey is tallied, a score of 50 or more indicates the majority of builders forecast positive conditions in the housing market going forward. The NAHB's survey in July scored it's highest level in 10 years with a score of 60.

Tom Woods, chairman at NAHB said "The fact that builder confidence has returned to levels not seen since 2005 shows that housing continues to improve at a steady pace. And as we head into the second half of 2015, we should expect a continued recovery of the housing market.”

Results regionally show three-month moving averages with a 3 point increase each for the West and Northwest and a one point gain each for the South and Midwest.  However, current results show confidence amongst builders in the southern region exceeds all other areas, reaching 61.

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View some of the New Construction Properties available For Sale in Fort Lauderdale below:

1 – 48 of 545 Listings
Price, High to Low

6 Bed • 9 Bath • 9,662 Sf

$24,900,000

625 San Marco Dr, Fort Lauderdale

The Ultimate Yachting Lifestyle Estate! Brand New And Impeccably Designed Point Lot Home Located At The Convergence Of The New River And The Intrac...

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Compass Florida, Llc

7 Bed • 9 Bath • 10,330 Sf

$24,000,000

2665 Castilla Isle, Fort Lauderdale

Custom Point Lot Estate In Sought After Seven Isles,las Olas. 314’ Of Unobstructed Iconic Views Facing The Intracoastal Waterway.over 10,000sf Of L...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

7 Bed • 9 Bath

$19,889,000

200 Fiesta Way, Fort Lauderdale

Rare Point New Construction! 258' Of Deep Waterfront For Two Mega-yachts & Stunning 16,500 Indoor And Outdoor Living Space. Modern Transitional 3-s...

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc

7 Bed • 9 Bath • 13,800 Sf

$17,995,000

1122 Se 4th St, Fort Lauderdale

New Construction! Contemporary Point Lot Estate To Be Completed In 2019. 250' Of Deep Water Frontage. Bright, Open Floor Plan Boasts Breathtaking W...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

5 Bed • 10 Bath

$17,995,000

3052 N Atlantic Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

The Very Latest Opportunity For Luxurious Direct Oceanfront Living By Bomar Builders! Enjoy One Of The Rare 100 Ft Sites On The 'malibu Of Fort Lau...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

5 Bed • 9 Bath • 8,832 Sf

$16,995,000

60 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Offering All The Desirable Attributes Of A Point Estate! Harbor Beach's Very Latest Design & Construction! Sophisticated Transitional Island Inspir...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

6 Bed • 9 Bath • 7,653 Sf

$13,995,000

1408 W Lake Dr, Fort Lauderdale

“new” Modern Tour De Force Architectural Masterpiece Built And Curated By Wightman Construction Sited On 100+/- Feet Of Deepwater On Prized Lake Sy...

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Premier Estate Properties Inc.

6 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,783 Sf

$13,900,000

500 Isle Of Capri Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Luxurious Waterfront Fortress Equipped With An Adjacent Crew House Along 225 Ft Of Tiled Concrete Dock On A 120' Extra Wide Canal. This Heavily Sec...

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Douglas Elliman

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,869 Sf

$13,000,000

76-7 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

This Brand New Masterpiece Is Tucked Away In Fort Lauderdale’s Premier Harbor Beach Community And Includes A Private Beach Club, Marina And 24 Hour...

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Era Infinity Properties

6 Bed • 9 Bath • 11,894 Sf

$12,995,000

14 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Custom Ultra-modern 3 Story Masterpiece W/100' Of Wf On A Wide Canal. Just Minutes To The Inlet W/ Intracoastal Views From 2nd & 3rd Levels! Gourme...

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Compass Florida, Llc

6 Bed • 10 Bath • 10,696 Sf

$12,950,000

2481 Del Lago Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Built By One Of The Most Prominent Builders In South Florida, Trilogy Construction, With Completion Scheduled For End Of 2019, This Waterfront Home...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,961 Sf

$12,000,000

76-6 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Waterfront Luxury Masterpiece Tucked Away In Fort Lauderdale’s Premier Harbor Beach Community! This Brand New Dream Home – Designed By Lattouf Korb...

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Era Infinity Properties

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 9,267 Sf

$11,500,000

650 Royal Plaza Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Sleek Sophistication Meets Intelligent Architecture In The Prestigious Las Olas Isles. 3-story Design With Over 9,000 Sq Ft Of Luxury And Smart Hom...

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Douglas Elliman

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 8,200 Sf

$10,999,999

1425 E Lake Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Most Recently Completed New Construction In Harbor Beach! Beautifully Refined Coastal Modern Design By Randy Stofft/builder Sarkela Corp. Incredibl...

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Florida Luxurious Properties
Reduced 8%

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 8,408 Sf

$10,995,000

3320 Ne 58th St, Fort Lauderdale

Newly Completed - 125’ Of Side Dockage, The Very Latest & Most Exciting Brand New Contemporary Intracoastal Point Now Available! Amazing South Eas...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 8,500 Sf

$9,995,000

600 5th Key Dr, Fort Lauderdale

This Is The Home You Have Been Waiting For! Another Spectacular Modern Custom Quality Masterpiece By Zen With Wide Water Views & Deep Water Dockag...

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc
Reduced 10%

6 Bed • 9 Bath • 7,286 Sf

$9,800,000

22 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

New Construction Modern Masterpiece With 100' Of Waterfront In Sought After Harbor Beach! Grand Entrance With Soaring Ceilings Leads To A Stunning ...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

6 Bed • 9 Bath • 9,000 Sf

$9,299,000

500 Desota Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Santuario Desota! Your Private Secure Sanctuary! Retreat-relax-reinvigorate! Absolutely Stunning 3-story New Modern Masterpiece Of Architecture & C...

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc

37,327 Sf

$9,050,000

609 Ne 28th Street, Fort Lauderdale

18 Newly Completed Town Homes. First Building Completed In 2011 And Remaining 3 Buildings Completed In February 2018. Blocks From Wilton Drive. Two...

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The Keyes Company

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 7,923 Sf

$8,999,999

2400 Castilla Isle, Fort Lauderdale

Under Construction Still Time To Pick Finishes! This Stunning Warm Modern Home By Zazarino Building Group And Michael Gray Interiors Is Located On...

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Las Olas Realty Group Llc

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 11,990 Sf

$8,995,000

3885 Country Club Ln, Fort Lauderdale

Inspired Golf Course Estate On 1.35 Acres 7 Bedroom | 7.3 Bathroom | 6 Car Garage | 17,735 Sqft An Inspired Design, This Sprawling Single Story...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

4 Bed • 6 Bath • 3,965 Sf

$8,900,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1901, Fort Lauderdale

The Fully-furnished And Appointed Private Residences Are Detailed For Appreciation. Tara Bernerd & Partners Thoughtfully Considered Every Aspect Of...

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Douglas Elliman

4 Bed • 7 Bath • 4,583 Sf

$8,800,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1902, Fort Lauderdale

Four Seasons Private Residences Overlooking Our Two Signature Pools, Cabana's And The Atlantic Ocean. A Full Service Five Star Premier Building Off...

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Douglas Elliman

6 Bed • 8 Bath • 8,376 Sf

$8,745,000

3331 Ne 59th St, Fort Lauderdale

One Of The Kind Home. Intracoastal Modern Home. Commercial Glass Elevator, Full-view Glass Windows And Fleet Wood Doors. Thasos Marble Floors Th...

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Coral Shores Realty

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 6,759 Sf

$8,250,000

2841 Ne 37th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Extraordinary New Waterfront Home Located Across From The Prestigious Coral Ridge Country Club. A Modern Architectural Masterpiece Featuring Over 6...

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Douglas Elliman

6 Bed • 7 Bath • 6,395 Sf

$7,995,000

2801 Ne 16th St, Fort Lauderdale

Direct Intracoastal Point Home With Panoramas Of Heavily Wooded Birch State Park. 2016 Completion Custom Build Home By Prestigious Builder W.a. Ben...

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Premier Estate Properties Inc.

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 6,743 Sf

$7,900,000

52 Royal Palm Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Award Winning Architect John D Conway And Renowned Builder Danny Minkin Have Teamed Up Again To Bring You This British West Indies Inspired Masterp...

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Florida Luxurious Properties
Reduced 6%

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 6,349 Sf

$7,495,000

65 Isla Bahia Drive, Fort Lauderdale

This Is Undoubtedly The Best Brand New Construction Value In Harbor Beach! Available For Immediate Residency & Serenely Located At The Quiet En...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

4 Bed • 6 Bath • 6,786 Sf

$7,495,000

512 Mola Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Private Peninsula Estate! Rare Opportunity To Own This Exquisite, Modern Las Olas Custom Residence Recently Completed In 2018 By Bomar Builders On ...

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Florida Luxurious Properties
Reduced 5%

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 5,056 Sf

$7,000,000

1110 Se 4th St, Fort Lauderdale

Enjoy The Views & Tranquility Of The New River From This Stunning British West Indies Inspired Residence. Located In A Privately Gated Enclave Of O...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,090 Sf

$7,000,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1201, Fort Lauderdale

The Spectacular Four Seasons Unfurnished Private Residences, Delivered Decorator Ready, Offer Expansive Luminous Living Spaces And Generous Outdoor...

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Douglas Elliman

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 7,417 Sf

$6,995,000

3948 Country Club Ln, Fort Lauderdale

Under Construction! Located In The Enclave At Coral Ridge Country Club, This 5/5/2 Sprawling 7417 Sqft A/c (10,818sqft Gross) One Story Custom Esta...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

6 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,013 Sf

$6,995,000

520 Lido Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Brand New Contemporary Las Olas Estate With 110' Of Deep Water Frontage. Large And Luxurious Master Suite With Walk-in Closets, Over-sized Bathroom...

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Compass Florida, Llc

4 Bed • 6 Bath • 3,464 Sf

$6,850,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1702, Fort Lauderdale

The Spectacular Four Seasons Unfurnished Sky Home Private Residences, Delivered Decorator Ready, Offer Expansive Luminous Living Spaces And Generou...

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Douglas Elliman

6 Bed • 7 Bath • 7,102 Sf

$6,800,000

4041 Country Club, Fort Lauderdale

One Of A Kind Designer Home Located In The Newest & Most Exclusive Gated Community In Fort Lauderdale; The Enclave At Coral Ridge Country Club - 6...

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Related Isg International Real

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 5,325 Sf

$6,600,000

3250 Ne 56th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Under Construction! This Residence Offers 7,100 Sqft Of Living Area And Encompass A Lot Space Of 12,500 Sqft. with Amazing North East Int...

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Related Isg International Real

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 6,349 Sf

$6,400,000

444 Royal Plaza Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Coming Soon! Another Beautiful Home To Be Built And Developed By Msm Group And Gold Coast Construction. This Amazing Home Designed By Architect Ra...

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Era Infinity Properties

4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,272 Sf

$6,400,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1701, Fort Lauderdale

The Spectacular Four Seasons Unfurnished Private Residences, Delivered Decorator Ready, Offer Expansive Luminous Living Spaces And Generous Outdoor...

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Douglas Elliman

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 6,700 Sf

$6,395,000

519 Solar Isle Drive, Fort Lauderdale

Brand New Custom Transitional Beauty! Randall Stoft Architect. No Expense Spared, The Best Of Contemporary And Traditional Waterfront Living. 7 B...

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Wahoo Realty Inc
Reduced 3%

4 Bed • 6 Bath • 4,715 Sf

$6,290,000

2200 N Ocean Blvd S1005, Fort Lauderdale

Own This One Of A Kind Home In Luxurious Auberge Beach Residences! Two Units Are Joined To Make This Residence, Boasting Over 4,700sq. Ft. Of Inter...

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Exclusive Living R.e. Llc

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 5,895 Sf

$6,250,000

422 Mola Ave, Fort Lauderdale

This Home Will Set The New Standards For Las Olas Luxury Living, Tucked Away On One Of The Most Hidden Island Enclaves With 100 Ft Of Quick Ocean A...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 6,349 Sf

$6,199,000

400 Coral Way, Fort Lauderdale

Fully Furnished Timeless Home Is Ready For Move In! This New Construction, Coastal Transitional Home Boasts Impeccable Home Features Like Sub-zero...

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Era Infinity Properties
Reduced 5%

7 Bed • 9 Bath • 7,000 Sf

$6,195,000

633 Coral Way, Fort Lauderdale

Zen’s Newest, Most Unique & Stunning Modern Masterpiece. Spectacular Views Of Intercoastal & City Skyline. 3 Story. 100 Ft Waterfront For 80 Ft Yac...

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc
Reduced 4%

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 6,273 Sf

$5,995,000

40 N Compass Dr, Fort Lauderdale

In Bay Colony Residences, A Gated Community On An Island With 24-hour Security Is This New 6200 Sq. Foot +/- Modern Masterpiece. A 5 Car, Climate...

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Douglas Elliman

4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,591 Sf

$5,725,000

2200 N Ocean Blvd N1003, Fort Lauderdale

Great Opportunity To Own A True Four Bedroom Residence In The North Tower Of Auberge Beach Residences! One Of The Most Desirable & Rarely Available...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

6 Bed • 7 Bath

$5,525,000

39 Pelican Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Brand New Stylish Modern New Construction On One Of The Best Streets In Las Olas In The Neighborhood Of Seven Isles. Open, Bright And Spacious Floo...

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 2,909 Sf

$5,400,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1802, Fort Lauderdale

The Spectacular Four Seasons Unfurnished Private Residences, Delivered Decorator Ready, Offer Expansive Luminous Living Spaces And Generous Outdoor...

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Douglas Elliman

$5,395,000

1044 Ne 18, Fort Lauderdale

Galleria Lofts Is A Condo Complex Of 48 Units Total In 4 Different Buildings. This Offering Includes The 1044 Ne 18 Ave. Building Totaling 9 Luxury...

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