Inventory Archive

Housing Inventory Falls in Winter

The number of existing homes-for-sale has fallen to 3.5 million in September. Expect another 15 percent dip by winter if past normal seasonal patterns hold. Inventory in December and January tends to be the lowest of the year, so...

Car Prices Rising Fast

Car and truck sales have slumped since 2008. Spiking gas prices and the onset of a recession that brought heavy job cuts were the main reasons behind the slump. Many production plants were therefore taken off line immediately. After...

Falling Inventory

The housing market is still not yet back to normal, but the inventory component is moving in the right direction.  There were 3.6 million existing homes on the market for sale, down measurably from the peak inventory of 4.6...