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REALTORS® Confidence Index: First Time Buyers

First time home buyers accounted for 32 percent of total buyers in the latest Realtors® Confidence Index, slightly lower than the May figure of 34 percent.  Normally first time buyers are in the neighborhood of 40 percent of total residential...

Jobless Claims

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 unemployment insurance claims....

Time On Market Continues to Decline

More homes are being sold in less than a month according to the latest edition of the Realtors® Confidence Index report than was previously the case.  Approximately a third of properties were on the market for less than a...

Unemployment Insurance Claims

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 unemployment insurance claims....

Jobless Claims, ADP Payroll

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 jobless claims and ADP payroll data....