Monthly Archive:: January 2012

Case-Shiller Index, Consumer Confidence

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights the Case-Shiller index and consumer confidence....

Realtor® Confidence in Current Market Conditions and Outlook is Up

The December 2011 Realtors Confidence Index survey reports that Realtor® current confidence in the single family existing home sales market and in future prospects is increasing. This is another example of slowly improving conditions that may signify that we...

Personal Income

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses personal income....

Mortgage Rate Forecast

Mortgage rates across the board are at historic lows.  Everything, from 1-year adjustable rates to 30-year fixed rates, is lower now than it ever has been in most people’s experience. However, there are gaps to consider.  The 15-year mortgage...

GDP, Consumer Spending, Consumer Sentiment

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses GDP, consumer spending and consumer sentiment....