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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; 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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National new home permits and starts metrics; August 2020

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; August 2020

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in August Job Growth Retains Upward Momentum NEW YORK, September 8, 2020…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in August, following increases in May, June, and July. The index now stands … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; August 2020

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Decreased in August New York, August 25, 2020…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® decreased in August, after declining in July. The Index now stands at 84.8 (1985=100), down from 91.7 in July. The Present … Continue reading

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National new home sales metrics; July 2020

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Conference Board Leading Economic Index; July 2020

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July Despite improvement, pace of economic growth will likely weaken in final months of 2020 NEW YORK, August 20, 2020…The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the … Continue reading

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National new home sales; July 2020

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