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National residential new home metrics; December, 2021

MONTHLY NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, DECEMBER 2021Release Number: CB22‐11January 19, 2022 ‐ The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for December 2021; Building PermitsPrivately‐owned housing units authorized … Continue reading

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New York Fed home price change interactive map for United States

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; December 2021

NEW YORK, January 10, 2022…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in December. The index now stands at 116.63, up from 115.64 in November (an upward revision). “The Employment Trends Index increased again in December. And based on the … Continue reading

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CoreLogic report on national difference between contract price and appraised value

The second half of 2020 saw a small uptick in loans with appraisal gaps, but it wasn’t until the start of 2021 that the acceleration quickly picked up.  In a matter of months, the percentage of appraisals falling short of … Continue reading

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Conference Board commentary on U.S. labor market

New York, January 7, 2022…Employment growth remained modest in today’s jobs report, reflecting the ongoing toll of the pandemic on in-person services. As of December, there are no signs that severe labor shortages in the US are easing. Nonfarm payroll … Continue reading

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New Home SalesSales of new single‐family houses in November 2021 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 744,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; December, 2021

New York, December 22, 2021…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased again in December, after an upward revision in November. The Index now stands at 115.8 (1985=100), up from 111.9 (an upward revision) in November. The Present Situation Index—based on … Continue reading

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Conference Board Leading Economic Index; November, 2021

NEW YORK, December 20, 2021…The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI)for theU.S. increased by 1.1 percent in November to 119.9 (2016 = 100), following a 0.9 percent increase in October and a 0.3 percent increase in September. “The U.S. LEI … Continue reading

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Interactive heat map of United States house price change; October 2021 data

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National residential construction metrics; November, 2021

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