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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.

Conference Board Employment Trends Index; December 2020

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Remained Unchanged in December The spread of COVID-19 and resulting policy restrictions halt labor market recovery NEW YORK, January 11, 2021…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) was virtually unchanged in December, after … Continue reading

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National new home sales for November; 2020

New Home Sales Sales of new single-family houses in November 2020 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 841,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; 12/20

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Declined in December New York, December 22, 2020…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® declined in December, after decreasing in November. The Index now stands at 88.6 (1985=100), down from 92.9 in November. The Present … Continue reading

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National new home starts and completions; December 2021

FOR RELEASE AT 8:30 AM EST, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020MONTHLY NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, NOVEMBER 2020Release Number: CB20-194December 17, 2020 – The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointlyannounced the following new residential construction statistics … Continue reading

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National residential new home sales; October 2020

FOR RELEASE AT 10:00 AM EST, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020MONTHLY NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES, OCTOBER 2020Release Number: CB20-177November 25, 2020 – The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointlyannounced the following new residential sales statistics … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; November, 2020

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Decreased in November Note: The upcoming December Consumer Confidence Index® release date has been changed, moving from December 29th at 10 AM ET to December 22nd at 10 AM ET. New York, November 24, … Continue reading

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; September 2020

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in September Job Growth to Continue, But at a Slower Pace NEW YORK, October 5, 2020…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in September, following increases in May, June, July, and … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; September 2020

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in September New York, September 29, 2020…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in September, after declining in August. The Index now stands at 101.8 (1985=100), up from 86.3 in August. The Present … Continue reading

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National residential sales for August, 2020

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Conference Board Leading Economic Index; August 2020

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in August Slowing pace of improvement points to weakening growth in final months of 2020 NEW YORK, September 18, 2020…The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. … Continue reading

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