manufacturing Archive

Manufactured Homes: Affordable, Safe, and Decent Housing for Aspiring Homeowners

This blog highlights the findings of a May 2018 Realtor® University Center for Real Estate Studies[1] research paper that found that manufactured homes[2] have increasingly become safer, with customized designs that give them the look of site-built homes, while...

Latest Industrial Production

Factory production in America grew solidly in the past month.  This implies that the U.S. economy is brushing aside the weakening European economy and is in no danger of a recession.  Job gains will continue.  Commercial REALTORS® specializing in...

Manufacturing Output

The manufacturing industry is expanding at the fastest pace in 3 years, according to a survey of supply managers.  The associated measure known as the ISM index hit 59.0 in August, implying more and more managers are seeing increased...

Manufacturing, Construction Spending

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 ISM manufacturing index and construction spending....