Mobility Archive

Latest Employment Situation by State (April 2015)

The best state for job creation is Utah, which sped at 4.0 percent.  The West region is doing well with Washington, Nevada, Oregon, California, and Idaho making the top-ten list.  The South was also doing well with Florida, Georgia,...

Where Are Retirees Moving?

Many people choose to change location when they retire. Below is a story based on the migration flows for retirees (65 years +) in the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Specifically, the story compares the percentage of people (any age)...

Visualizing Geographic Mobility by Region: 2006 to 2013

Within the wider context of regional economics, geographic mobility allows households to move from one area of the country to another for such things as more attractive job opportunities or better housing options. Over a period of time, movement...

Latest Diffusion Index of Foot Traffic

Every month NAR Research monitors foot traffic in roughly 160 markets across the country. The number of visits to actively listed homes has a strong correlation with future trends in contracts and closing for home sales. After a sharp...

Foot Traffic: Del Rio Board of REALTORS® (Del Rio, TX)

Foot traffic can give a strong indication of future home sales. SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with monthly data on the number of showings. Foot traffic in the area covered by the Del Rio Board of REALTORS® (Del Rio,...