Regional and Local Data Archive

How Much Will Your Monthly Payment Change?

Mortgage rates have been rising sharply over the past couple of months. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 4.2 percent in December, the highest of 2015 and 2016, and it appears to stay above 4 percent for a long while....

State Job Growth Comparisons: October 2016

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September State Job Growth Comparisons

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Housing Characteristics for Homeowners in Blue and Red States

With less than three weeks to go, let’s take a look at housing preferences of homeowners based on their political beliefs.  Historically, there are states whose residents predominantly vote for Democratic Party (Blue) or Republican Party (Red) presidential candidates[1]....

Do Elections Affect the Housing Market in Washington, DC?

  // In view of the upcoming presidential elections, Washington, DC is getting ready to welcome the administration of the next president. But what does this mean for local housing market? Do elections affect housing market in the area?...