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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.

U.S. house median prices over time; how do today’s prices compare?

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TMLS market update for May, 2017

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National sales of new single family homes for May, 2017; big increase compared to May, 2016!!

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that sales of new single-family houses in May 2017 were 610,000 at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, up 2.9 percent from April’s revised rate, and up 8.9 percent from May 2016.

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Household net worth metrics

House Holdings Household net worth climbed by $2.3 trillion in 17Q1 and it is now a record $94.8 trillion and a record 5 times GDP, well higher than during the housing or dotcom booms. Stock market wealth rose by $1.3 … Continue reading

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News & Observer article on the RTP housing market for May, 2017

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National housing permits and starts for May; 2016

The U.S. Census Bureau released new data today on building permits in May 2017 showing a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 1,168,000, down 4.9 percent from the revised April rate, and down 0.8 percent from May 2016. Housing starts … Continue reading

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National employment and wage metrics by county; 4Q/16; Wake had gains in both bucking the national trend

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