September housing starts fell sharply, but the drops belies a big improvement for the market.
Starts tumbled to a 1-1/2-year low in September, but a surge in the construction of single-family units pointed to sustained strength in the market.
Plenty of things are scaring potential homebuyers today, but apparently interest rates aren't one of them.
Homebuilders are still feeling positive about the market, but not as much as they were in September, when a monthly survey of builder confidence hit a high for the year.
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