FILE - In this Tuesday, July 9, 2013, file photo, a worker installs a roof on a zero net energy home in New Paltz, N.Y. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index ... more 
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 9, 2013, file photo, a worker installs a roof on a zero net energy home in New Paltz, N.Y. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, fell to 55 in October, down from a reading of 57 in September. U.S. homebuilders are feeling less confident in the housing market, reflecting their uncertainty over the budget impasse in Washington. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Groll, File
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