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Poll Results: Industry confidence

Optimism dominates pessimism among hardware and building supply readers.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Last week, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) showed an increase in May, after a huge drop in April.

[Read the builder confidence story here.]

The HMI is derived from a monthly survey that gauges builder perceptions based on a good-fair-or-poor scale of single-family home sales and sales expectations for the next six months.

So what about the hardware and building supply business and its expectations? HBSDealer posed the question. (The poll remains live on the right side of this page, or below on your mobile device.) Here’s the breakdown.



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