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Consumer Inflation Hotter Than Expected

April 15, 2024
Inflation has improved significantly after peaking in 2022, but recent hotter than expected readings have stalled the progress lower.
John Smith
5 min read

Labor Sector Shows Signs of Strength

April 8, 2024
Job growth surpassed expectations in March, while home price growth remains strong ahead of the busy spring homebuying season.
John Smith
5 min read

Inflation Progress Stalls, Housing Shows Strength

April 1, 2024
Progress on the Fed’s preferred inflation measure has stalled, while the latest data on appreciation and signed contracts show strength in the housing sector.
John Smith
5 min read

What's Ahead for Rate Hikes and Housing?

March 25, 2024
The Fed held rates steady, as anticipated, with their forecasts showing that three cuts are still expected this year. Plus, February saw positive momentum in home sales and construction.
John Smith
5 min read

Inflation Readings Come in Hot

March 18, 2024
Inflation was hotter than expected last month. Retail sales rebounded from January’s sharp decline, but not as much as economists had forecasted.
John Smith
5 min read

Mixed Signals From Labor Sector

March 11, 2024
There are signs of softening in the labor sector, while annual home price growth continues to show signs of strength.
John Smith
5 min read

Another Strong Year for Appreciation

March 4, 2024
Annual inflation continues to progress lower. The weather and mortgage rates impacted signed contracts for homes in January. Key home price indexes revealed that 2023 was another strong year for appreciation.
John Smith
5 min read

Existing Home Sales Jump Higher in January

February 26, 2024
Closings on existing homes picked up last month, while recent commentary shows that Fed members remain cautious about cutting rates too soon.
John Smith
5 min read

Inflation Surprises While Construction Cools

February 20, 2024
Wholesale and consumer inflation were both hotter than expected in January. There was also a pullback in new home construction, though home builders are feeling confident about the year ahead.
John Smith
5 min read

What Supply and Demand Dynamics Mean for Home Values

February 12, 2024
The latest appreciation and inventory data show why housing remains a great avenue for wealth creation.
John Smith
5 min read

Jobs Data Jolts Markets, Fed Holds Rates Steady

February 5, 2024
The Fed held rates steady, while there were mixed messages from the labor sector and home prices continued to hit new highs.
John Smith
5 min read

Inflation Inches Lower, Home Sales Surge Higher

January 29, 2024
Inflation continues to move lower towards the Fed’s 2% target, while declining mortgage rates boosted signed contracts on new and existing homes in December.
John Smith
5 min read

Reasons for Optimism About the Housing Market

January 22, 2024
Home sales and construction slumped in December, but buyers and builders have reasons to be optimistic about the housing market this year.
John Smith
5 min read

Home Prices Continue to Move Higher

January 16, 2024
Inflation continues to make progress lower while home prices nationwide are on the rise.
John Smith
5 min read