Tag Archives: Economic Growth

Single-Family Home Sales Maintain Momentum; New Homebuilders Strive to Keep Pace

May 6, 2016 Housing demand remains elevated as low mortgage rates have helped keep the cost of ownership in check despite steady appreciation. The solid pace of hiring over the last six years and modest but consistent wage growth have helped prospective homeowners repair their balance sheets and re-engage the housing market. One major hurdle homebuyers face, however, […]

Economy Maintains Steady Growth Trajectory As Employers Temporarily Ease Hiring Pace

September 8, 2014 Lackluster hiring in August slightly dimmed the warm glow cast by recent upbeat reports on other segments of the economy but ultimately will have little effect on economic growth in the second half of 2014. Average monthly job gains this year exceed the levels recorded one year ago, and U.S. employers remain […]