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About TARR Report

S.M.A. Publications was formed in 1997 with a mission of providing real estate information for practitioners within the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. The company produces the T.A.R.R. Reports which are published monthly, quarterly and annually, covering all aspects of the residential real estate market. The publisher, Stacey P. Anfindsen, has over 23 years of residential experience in the Triangle market. He is an active real estate appraiser, educator and consultant.

FHFA House Price Index rankings by metro area for 1Q/20

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National new home sales for April; 2020

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index for May; 2020

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Stabilizes in May New York, May 26, 2020…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® held steady in May, following a sharp decline in April. The Index now stands at 86.6 (1985=100), up from 85.7 in … Continue reading

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Conference Board Leading Economic Index for April; 2020

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Declined in April Widespread declines in leading indicators suggest no easy path to recovery NEW YORK, May 21, 2020…The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. declined 4.4 … Continue reading

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National new home housing starts and permits; April 2020

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; April 2020

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Dropped Further in April Index declines further as job market deteriorates amid COVID-19 NEW YORK, May 11, 2020…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) declined further in April, following a sharp decline in … Continue reading

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Conference Board commentary on 5/8/20

A Downsized and Uneven Labor Market Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Head of the Labor Markets Institute, The Conference Board The April jobs report shows a staggering loss of 20.5 million jobs, which … Continue reading

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