Monthly Archive:: March 2013

Demand for Properties Expanding Faster than Supply

Based on responses to the January RCI survey, the Buyer Traffic Index rose to 63, while the  Seller Traffic Index continued to register at 38 in January.  In many areas of the country, REALTORS® reported low inventory levels. Tight inventory...

Personal Income

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses personal income....

Environmentally Friendly Features

Commuting costs and environmental efficiency have increasingly factored into home buying decisions due to higher energy costs, but also due to overall concern for the environment. Factors that are most important to buyers are those directly related to the...