Consumer Confidence Archive

Consumer and REALTOR® Confidence

Consumers are becoming ever more confident in the economy.  Continuing job gains, lower gasoline prices, and rising home values are likely contributing to the sentiment.  Interesting though, that REALTORS® were feeling less optimistic in the past month. The latest...

Consumer Confidence: Highest in Nearly Seven Years

Consumers are feeling much better and more confident in recent months:  the consumer confidence index in August rose to the highest mark in nearly seven years.  Such a trend could lead to improvement in home sales and boost demand...

The Latest on Consumer Confidence

• People’s view of the economy is turning for the better. A record high stock market and continuing job additions are no doubt contributing to the better feelings. That in turn could move the economy into a virtuous cycle...

Consumer Confidence

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 second update discusses consumer confidence....

Consumer Confidence

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 the latest in consumer confidence....