Consumer data Archive

Personal Income: Latest Data Shows Continued Increase

Personal income in the U.S. continues to increase, which assures consumer spending will contribute to economic growth in the upcoming months.  Income from wages is rising steadily.  Rent income is shooting high.  Farmer income is falling in line with...

Personal Income and Consumption in April

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 and consumption....

Consumer Price Index

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 the consumer price index....

Water Bills Rising but Phone Bills Falling

The monthly consumer price index (CPI) produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics can provide important trends related to housing costs aside from mortgage and rent. For example, you are not the only person to be fuming over the...

Jobless Claims, Housing Starts

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 jobless claims, the consumer price index and housing starts....