Weekly Economic Review: Existing and New Home Sales Stumble in April

Posted by Laine Smith on 5/27/18 11:01 AM

In this week’s economic review, home inventory continues to play a major factor in holding back home sales despite steadying home prices.

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Weekly Economic Review: Job Openings Surge to Record High

Posted by Laine Smith on 5/13/18 10:35 PM

In this week’s economic review, a rise in job openings continued to increase the gap between hirings, consumer prices regained ground, and consumer sentiment surpassed expectations.

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Weekly Economic Review: March Home Sales Increase, Supply Remains Tight

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/29/18 8:00 AM

In this week’s economic review, existing home sales rose along with home prices while inventory continued to fall, consumer confidence recovered some ground, and mortgage rates jumped.

 

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Weekly Economic Review: March Retail Sales Bounce Back

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/22/18 8:35 AM

In this week’s economic review, the average fixed mortgage rate increased, retail sales rebounded, and housing starts posted a strong month for multi-family units.

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Weekly Economic Review: Consumer Sentiment Pulls Back in April

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/15/18 9:10 AM

In this week’s economic review, the average fixed mortgage rate held relatively steady, job openings and hiring declined, and consumer prices and sentiment slipped.

   

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Weekly Economic Review: March Jobs Report Falls Short

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/8/18 7:15 AM

In this week’s economic review, the average fixed mortgage rate softened, consumer credit spending weakened, and March job growth was disappointing.

    

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Weekly Economic Review: Consumer Sentiment Hits a 14-Year High

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/1/18 11:19 AM

In this week’s economic review, home prices jumped, consumer spending and sentiment increased, and pending home sales gained traction.

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Weekly Economic Review: Home Sales Jump, Supply Remains Thin

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/25/18 5:34 PM

In this week’s economic review, mortgage rates saw a minimal increase, existing home sales rebounded, and home prices posted strong gains.

     

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Weekly Economic Review: Consumer Sentiment Hits 14-Year High, Job Openings Surge to a Record High

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/18/18 9:28 AM

In this week’s economic review, mortgage rates held after rising for the past several weeks, consumer prices saw a minimal gain, retail sales fell, and housing starts and permits dropped despite strong builder confidence.

  

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Weekly Economic Review: Job Market Booms in February, Unemployment Remains at 17-Year Low

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/11/18 2:40 PM

In this week’s economic review, the 30-year average mortgage rate increased, payroll growth surpassed expectations, and credit spending slowed.

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