Inflation Archive

Inflation Outlook

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 CPI and the outlook in inflation. After a virtually non-existent rise in consumer...

Positive Data Released Today: Fewer Jobless Claims and Tame Inflation

Data released today on the number of unemployment insurance claims for the week ending February 15 and January inflation data are positives for the housing sector. Job stability continues to improve in 2014. Initial claims for unemployment insurance in...

Inflation Watch

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 consumer price and producer price indices....

Latest Consumer Inflation

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 consumer inflation....

Inflation and the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID)

Did You Know: The mortgage interest deduction (MID) was capped at $1 million in 1987 and not pegged to inflation. If it had been indexed, the MID cap would be over $2 million today. In 1987, following tax reform...