Real estate housing and economic news round up for August 13 2016…
UofM Survey of Consumers: Confidence Inched Upwards
Buy More Stuff You Don’t Need to Impress People That Don’t Care About You: U.S. Retail Sales Flat in July
Nice: Foreclosure Starts Drop to 11-Year Low
The Fed Actually Has a Plan? Wage Growth Accelerating and That Could Change the Fed’s Plans
Can’t OR Will Not? The Average American Still Can’t Get a Mortgage
Could Be a Good Thing IMHO: Multigenerational Households Have Reached an All-time High
How Long Is a Piece of String? How Long Can Economic Reality Be Ignored?
Just Letting You Know: Paying A Mortgage Is Cheaper Than Renting In 42 States
More Good News: Delinquencies and Foreclosures Continue to Drop
Your Mileage May Vary: At the National Level, Homes Less Affordable Than a Year Ago
The Truth About Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: The Phony Job Recovery
Without a Doubt: Are Renters and Homeowners in Rural Areas Cost-Burdened?
Why I Share Big Picture Economic and Housing News: Broad Economic Trends are Affecting U.S. Real Estate
73% Enlightened: 27% of Americans Satisfied With the State of Affairs in the U.S.
Nom Nom Nom: Restaurant Sales Outlook Positive Despite July Dip