Investing in your home by remodeling or renovating is an excellent way to increase its value. However, a significant renovation project can quickly turn into a ...Continue Reading →
Last week’s economic news included readings on Case-Shiller home prices, construction spending, and consumer sentiment. Labor sector readings on private and public employment and the national unemployment rate were also released. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.
Case–Shiller: Home Price Growth Approaches Record
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Case-Shiller’s National Home Price Index rose to a year-over-year home price increase of 6.10 percent as compared to July’s reading of 5.90 percent. The 20-City Home Price Index rose to a year-over-year reading of 5.90 percent over July’s reading of 5.80 percent.
Home Prices Nearing Their Peak?
Some cities that previously ...Continue Reading →
Last week’s economic news included readings on new and pending home sales and weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.
New Home Sales Exceed Expectations; No Growth for Pending Sales
September sales of new homes reached a 10-year high with a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 667,000 new homes sold. ...Continue Reading →