Monday, August 3rd, 2015

For Week Ending July 25, 2015 According to the U.S. Census, homeownership is at 63.4 percent for the second quarter of 2015, down 1.3 percent from the second quarter of 2014. This is the lowest rate of homeownership since 1967. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in August that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by more than 200,000 in July, and the national unemployment level is holding relatively steady at 6.2 percent. Combined with a reported increase in consumer confidence … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

As summer begins to wane, the total number of home sales will gradually drop like the leaves of fall. And although autumn is nearing, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the changing of the season will bring market chills. Because even … Continue reading

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Monday, August 25th, 2014

Recent data would suggest that inflation is mostly under control, which hopefully indicates that the Federal Reserve will have enough room to comfortably maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance. So rather than losing momentum, the housing market has found even … Continue reading

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Monday, August 18th, 2014

On a national level, home prices have dipped slightly. Instead of freaking out about this on 24-hour cable news channels, analysts are happy to see more sustainable trends settling into the U.S. housing market. With slower, healthier price growth, homeowners … Continue reading

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