REALTORS® Price Growth Expectation in Next 12 Months, By State

REALTORS® who responded to the June 2015 survey expect prices to increase over a range of two to seven percent, with the median at 3.4 percent over the next 12 months, according to the June 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index...

Raw Count of Home Sales (June 2015)

Existing-home sales increased 3.2 percent in June from one month prior while new home sales decreased 6.8 percent. These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news. However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Latest Construction Spending (June 2015)

Construction spending for apartments has been solidly increasing. But there is still a housing shortage and rents are rising at roughly twice the pace of wages. With homeownership rate at near 50-year low, there needs to be an even...

Fewer Workers on Unemployment Insurance

This blog post was written by Erin Fitzpatrick. Erin is a Summer Research Intern and is currently studying at George Washington University pursuing a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science. The 4-week moving average for continuous claims...
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July 31, 2015

REALTORS® Commercial Markets Record Accelerating Prices In Q2.2015

Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. In terms of inventory, commercial real estate markets are bifurcated, with the majority of buildings (81...