Consumer data Archive

Daily Economic Update: Jobless Claims, CPI

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 jobless claims and the consumer price index....

Daily Economic Update: Consumer Credit, Jobs Plan

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 and the President’s jobs plan....

Seven Out of Ten Renters Say Owning a Home is a Top Priority

This is a guest blog post by Lora McCray, NAR’s Manager of Housing Opportunity. Last month the NAR’s Housing Opportunity program released the findings from its 2011 Housing Pulse Survey, which is an annual survey we conduct to gain...
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August 31, 2011

Daily Economic Update: Case-Shiller and Consumer Confidence

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 the Case-Shiller price index and consumer confidence....

Wages Trailing Inflation

The tough economy and the high unemployment rate have provided little opportunity for wage increases in the past two years.  The hourly earnings of those workers in non-supervisory positions have risen by 2.3 percent from one year ago to...