Update: The new home building market in Fresno is gaining some steam after taking a fall in September.
Like Visalia, builders in Fresno pulled more single-family building permits in October than they did the month before.
Last month, Fresno issued 84 single-family building permits compared to 66 in September, according to the city’s latest monthly building report. In August, builders pulled 111 permits.
Homebuilders pulled more permits to build new houses in October than the month before, according to a city report released Friday.
Last month, builders pulled 57 permits compared to 26 in September. A year ago, only 17 permits were issued for the construction of new homes.
Fresno building permit numbers for October have not been released yet, but the September report shows 66 new home permits were issued that month. In August, builders pulled 111 permits.