Monthly Archives: January 2022

National residential new home sales metrics; December, 2021

January 26, 2022 ‐ The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for December 2021:NEW RESIDENTIAL SALESDECEMBER 2021New Houses Sold1: 811,000New Houses For Sale2: 403,000Median Sales Price: … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; January, 2022

New York, January 25, 2022…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® declined in January, after an increase in December. The Index now stands at 113.8 (1985=100), down from 115.2 in December. The Present Situation Index—based on consumers’ assessment of current business … Continue reading

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Conference Board Leading Economic Indicators; December, 2021

“The U.S. LEI ended 2021 on a rising trajectory, suggesting the economy will continue to expand well into the spring,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Senior Director of Economic Research at The Conference Board. “For the first quarter, headwinds from the Omicron … Continue reading

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National residential new home metrics; December, 2021

MONTHLY NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, DECEMBER 2021Release Number: CB22‐11January 19, 2022 ‐ The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for December 2021; Building PermitsPrivately‐owned housing units authorized … Continue reading

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New York Fed home price change interactive map for United States

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; December 2021

NEW YORK, January 10, 2022…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in December. The index now stands at 116.63, up from 115.64 in November (an upward revision). “The Employment Trends Index increased again in December. And based on the … Continue reading

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CoreLogic report on national difference between contract price and appraised value

The second half of 2020 saw a small uptick in loans with appraisal gaps, but it wasn’t until the start of 2021 that the acceleration quickly picked up.  In a matter of months, the percentage of appraisals falling short of … Continue reading

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Conference Board commentary on U.S. labor market

New York, January 7, 2022…Employment growth remained modest in today’s jobs report, reflecting the ongoing toll of the pandemic on in-person services. As of December, there are no signs that severe labor shortages in the US are easing. Nonfarm payroll … Continue reading

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