Daily Economic Update: Mortgage Purchase Applications

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 mortgage purchase applications....

Rents vs. Home Prices

The graph below is the national rent index (blue) as measured by the Consumer Price Index and the home price (red) is the national median price from NAR. Both data, for easy comparison, are set at 100 for the...

Daily Economic Update: Consumer Credit

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 consumer credit....

Households Headed by Those Aged 24 to 35

In 2010, there were more than 70 million young adults aged 18 to 34 living in the US.  The share of adults under age 35 living at home, especially among those aged 25 to 34, is at the highest...

Foot Traffic: Southeast Alaska

Foot traffic data for Southeast Alaska in the graph below shows traffic trend comparisons from the most recent 12-month period (March-February) to the previous 12 month period. Foot traffic provides a strong indication of future home sales.  SentriLock, LLC....