Associated Builders and Contractors National Association of Home Builders American Institute of Architects
- Low mortgage rates
- Ratio of house prices to income are at normal levels: People used to buy homes three times their income, but were buying at five times their income during the boom. The ratio is now back down to three times the income - the normal level.
- Affordability is high
- Low inventory of homes
- Pent-up demand
- Lacking job market
- House price declined again: This might affected by recent flood of foreclosures.
- Consumer confidence