Home prices and sales are expected to remain firm, or continue to rise, but middle-class wages are in a slump. Something has to give.
The bulk of this week’s economic reports will put the focus right at home. When we last checked on existing home sales, the National Association of Realtors told us they dropped by a surprisingly sharp 7.1% from January to February, though sales remained slightly above year-ago levels. One reason for constrained home sales, both new
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
The Federal Housing Administration announced its 2016 loan limits this week.
Retirees with flexibility have an opportunity to time when they sell and when they buy.
This week’s news is likely to show the housing market is cruising full steam ahead.
This week is likely to bring economic sleuths more evidence of what the Fed plans to do.
We find out this week whether an important economic sector is making the grade.
The shortened holiday week brings the government’s latest jobs reading. Will it be worth celebrating?
This week brings the latest word from the Fed, plus updates on housing and inflation.