Monthly Archives: November 2016

Americans on the move? much lower rate then seen in previous years

Moving Mojo One reason existing home sales and inventory have recovered so slowly is a decline in moving. The percentage of Americans that moved fell to an all-time low of 11.2% in 2016 from a peak of 42% in the … Continue reading

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National new home sales for October, 2016; blowout month compared to October 2015!!

Sales of new single-family houses in October 2016 were 563,000 at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), down 1.9 percent from September’s revised rate, but up 17.8 percent from October 2015.

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200 years of United States interest rates; does the past predict the future?

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National unemployment and housing metrics

Delightful Data Today’s weekly first-time unemployment claims data came in at a staggeringly low level of 235,000, the lowest weekly level since 11/24/73. The data has been strong for years and suggests very few layoffs. Additionally, October housing starts were … Continue reading

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National permits and starts for October 2016; a blowout month for starts!!

Building permits in October 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 1,229,000, up 0.3 percent from the revised September rate, and up 4.6 percent from October 2015. Housing starts in October 2016 were at a SAAR of … Continue reading

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National homebuilder sentiment for 11/2016

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Five things learned from the 2016 home buying season

http://www.housingwire.com/blogs/1-rewired/post/38410-five-things-we-learned-from-the-2016-home-buying-season?eid=311687380&bid=1573971

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