Demand for residential real estate loans strengthened in the second quarter over the previous period, a Federal Reserve survey said.
The calendar tells us winter is over. Are there any signs that the key spring home-selling season is beginning to bloom now that we’ve seen this week’s twin reports on home sales? It is a mixed picture, as it turns out. “The housing market is improving, though in fits and starts and not uniformly across
This year’s wild ride of economic news is likely to continue this week. Oh, and the Fed is meeting.
The Federal Reserve meeting will be the scene-stealer in this week’s economic news.
The week ahead brings updated stats on housing and growth and maybe some Fed news.
Housing starts jumped nearly 10 percent from May to June, a sign that the housing market is getting stronger.
More of the recovery story will be fleshed out with this week’s readings on growth and housing.
Improved job prospects, low interest rates and a low supply of housing mean that home prices are showing healthy gains.
Economic reports have been up and down. Will this week bring any clarity?
This week: key updates from the housing market and a fuller look at the Fed’s thinking.