Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the latest data on retail sales.
Mortgage rates changed little this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 4.51 percent, Freddie Mac reports.
An economist explains how the coming shift toward urban and multifamily living will change the face of housing demand across the nation.
This presentation is from Dr. Calvin Schnure's talk about the commercial market outlook for 2014 and the trends of 2013. He speaks about REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) and talks about what they are, how they work and perform, and why they're important to the commercial real estate industry.
This presentation is part of the REALTOR® University Speaker Series.
Watch the video of Dr. Schnure's talk.
This video contains Dr. Calvin Schnure's full talk about the commercial market outlook for 2014 and the trends of 2013.
This video contains highlights of Dr. Phillip L. Swagel's talk about Housing Finance Reform, proposed plans, the new role(s) that Fannie and Freddie should play, and the importance of protecting access to homeownership.
This video contains Dr. Phillip L. Swagel's full talk about Housing Finance Reform, proposed plans, the new role(s) that Fannie and Freddie should play, and the importance of protecting access to homeownership.
Out of 56 U.S. markets that are at or above normal economic and housing levels, 48 of them are areas with populations under 500,000.
In the past 12 months, 2.3 million net new jobs have been added, representing a growth rate of 1.7 percent for the country as a whole.
Americans consider the housing recovery to be on "firm footing," and more consumers are upbeat about price gains as well as buying and selling, according to the latest housing survey from Fannie Mae.