Round up of the latest real estate, housing and economic news for 3-18-2016
Mixed Expectations Cause CEOs to Think Economy Still Performing Below Its Potential
National NOT Local: Home Prices Rose 6.4%
Good: Single-Family Housing Starts Reach Highest Level Since November 2007
Typical and So Very Wrong: Ex-Fed Employee Avoids Prison for Goldman Sachs Leaks
Rut Roh: Jobless Claims Edge Up
Mixed Signals: Good News and Bad News in Today’s JOLTS Report
Must Not Be Important to Them: Trump and Clinton Plans for Veterans Leave Out Affordable Housing
Reality Sets In: Fed Holds Rates, Says the Global Economy is Still in Peril
It’s Longer and Harder NOW: How TRID is Impacting Consumers in Getting and Closing a Mortgage
Not Good IF You Actually Think About It: Rents 3.7% Higher From One Year Ago and Home Prices Rising Even Faster
Good Read: Builder Confidence Vs Builder Activity
Yes and No: Is the CFPB Really Protecting Consumers?
While Incomes Remain Stagnant: Core CPI Now Running on Higher Side of Forecasts
Twitter Study Shows America’s Most Politically Correct and Prejudiced Places
But UofM Survey Says Consumer Confidence Eased in Early March
Heck Yeah: More FHA Mortgages?
How Long Have We Been Talking About It: How Long Until Housing Reform Happens?