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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.

TMLS market update for April; 2019

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National residential new home sales for April; 2019

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National new home building permits and starts for April; 2019

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National new home metrics for May; 2019

Lousy Lumber In 5/18, lumber futures hit $640/1,000 board feet. By 10/18, they were half and have largely remained there; mills are closing. New home construction has reduced GDP for five straight quarters and is 3.76% of GDP. At the … Continue reading

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Triangle MLS market update for March, 2019

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National residential new home sales for March, 2019

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National unemployment metrics for April; 2019

Curtailed Claims First time claims for unemployment benefits fell to 192,000 in the week ending 4/13, their lowest level since 9/69, while the less volatile four-week moving average fell to 201,250, the lowest level since 11/69. When unemployment claims hit … Continue reading

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