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 587 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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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

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 Intercostal Waterway.over 10,000sf Of Li...

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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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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 • 11,894 Sf

$14,995,000

14 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Brand New, Ultra-modern 3 Story Masterpiece W/100' Of Deep Water Frontage On An Extremely Wide Canal. Just Moments To The Intracoastal W/easy Ocean...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

6 Bed • 9 Bath • 7,653 Sf

$14,995,000

1408 W Lake Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Brand New Custom Quality Construction & Innovative Design Blends With One Of The Finest Views In Secured Harbor Beach. Enjoy Very Latest In Luxurio...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

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

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 8,408 Sf

$11,995,000

3320 Ne 58th St, Fort Lauderdale

Newly Completed - The Very Latest & Most Exciting Brand New Contemporary Intracoastal Point Now Available! Amazing South East Exposure & Views. Inn...

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Florida Luxurious 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
Reduced 4%

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 8,200 Sf

$11,495,000

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

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 5,143 Sf

$10,000,000

1749 Se 13th St, Fort Lauderdale

Stunning British West Indies Estate On Over Half An Acre Point Lot W/arguably Some Of The Best City And Intracoastal Views In Ftl! Designed By Awar...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

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

6 Bed • 8 Bath • 8,400 Sf

$9,875,000

500 Desota Dr, Fort Lauderdale

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

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc
Reduced 24%

36,216 Sf

$9,850,000

105 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale

2017 3-story 36,216 Sq. Ft. Modern New Construction Building, 40k Traffic Count Directly On Federal Hwy, One Block North Of Broward Blvd, Incredibl...

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Ewm Realty International
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

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
Reduced 10%

6 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,762 Sf

$8,995,000

3331 Ne 59th St, Fort Lauderdale

Extraordinary Modern Custom Point Residence With Incredible Views & 115ft Side Dockage For Large Yacht. Move-in Ready-immaculate! Floorplan Is Per...

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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

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 7,221 Sf

$8,495,000

19 Isla Bahia Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Brand New Coastal Modern Direct Intracoastal Residence Offers The Most Amazing Open Views From One Of Harbor Beach's Finest & Most Valuable Isles! ...

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Florida Luxurious Properties

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
Reduced 6%

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 6,349 Sf

$7,495,000

65 Isla Bahia, Fort Lauderdale

Available For Immediate Enjoyment Stunning New Construction Serenely Located At The Quiet End Of Isla Bahia. Surrounded By Multi-million Dollar Res...

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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

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 5,056 Sf

$7,395,000

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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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

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

7 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,500 Sf

$6,500,000

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

4 Bed • 6 Bath • 4,715 Sf

$6,490,000

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

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

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

Coming Soon! Completion Early Summer 2019! This New Construction, Coastal Transitional Home Boasts Impeccable Home Features Like Sub-zero And Wolf...

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Era Infinity Properties
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

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 6,003 Sf

$5,995,000

2312 Barcelona Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Newer Modern Masterpiece By Award Winning Architect Robert Tuthill Located In The Las Olas Isles Exclusive Neighborhood Of Seven Isles. The Modern...

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Lauderdaleone Luxury R.e.

5 Bed • 8 Bath • 6,064 Sf

$5,895,000

333 Royal Plaza Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Located On The Highly Coveted Royal Plaza Drive, This Stunning Modern Home Boasts Impeccable Features Like Floor To Ceiling Windows, Incredible Bal...

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Douglas Elliman

7 Bed • 10 Bath • 6,700 Sf

$5,575,000

441 San Marco Dr, Fort Lauderdale

New! Spectacular Modern Waterfront Estate. Best Valued New Construction In Las Olas.100' Of Deep Water Quick Ocean Access. 7 Bedrooms & Baths + 2 ...

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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
Reduced 5%

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,751 Sf

$5,299,995

2200 N Ocean Blvd N205, Fort Lauderdale

Own One Of The Most Desirable Floor Plans At The North Tower Of Auberge Beach Residences With Over 3750 Sq Feet Of Interior Living Space Offering D...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

6 Bed • 6 Bath • 6,600 Sf

$5,295,000

615 Royal Plaza Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Better Than New Construction. Warm Modern Design, Gourmet Kitchen Opens To Covered & Screened Porch, Gas Firepit & Summer Kitchen. Master Suite, Se...

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Fidelity Real Estate Llc

4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,106 Sf

$5,099,000

2200 N Ocean Blvd S1906, Fort Lauderdale

Residence S1906 Features A One Of A Kind Spacious Floor Plan Consisting Of 4 Bedrooms / 4 1/2 Bathrooms In The Prestigious Auberge South Tower, Whi...

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Xcellence Realty Inc

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 5,182 Sf

$5,000,000

2417 Aqua Vista Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

Custom, Luxury Estate In Exclusive Seven Isles. Situated At The Head Of 3 Waterways Providing Unparalleled Views. Re-built In 2015 In The Cantileve...

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Douglas Elliman
Reduced 5%

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 8,788 Sf

$4,995,000

1180 N Federal Hwy 200, Fort Lauderdale

One Of The Most Spectacular Residences In All Of South Florida, Riva's River Loft | Create The Residence Of Your Dreams With 12,000+ Total Square F...

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Douglas Elliman
Reduced 5%

5 Bed • 6 Bath

$4,950,000

2627 Castilla Isle, Fort Lauderdale

Come See The Difference Between This Quality Custom Built Home Versus A Spec Home. Gated Waterfront Estate With 75' Waterfront, 3-story Cbs, 5 Bedr...

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Compass Florida, Llc

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