Real Estate Market Facts, Trends and References
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National Association of Home Builders Forecasts and Surveys
Using private and government information, the National Association of Home Builders talks about facts and trends affecting the home building industry.
Free Economic, Demographic & Financial Data
Chart and download economic data from a variety of government Web sites such as Bureau of Labor, Bureau of Economics Analysis and Bureau of Census, among others. Requires free registration.
Pending Home Sales Index
A national index released the first week of every month that measures sales activity of homes entering the contract process and compares that data to closed transactions.
American Housing Survey
National housing survey that collects annual data reflecting changes in households over the years. Local metropolitan data available.
UCLA Anderson Forecast
Since 1952, the UCLA Anderson Forecast has been widely cited and recognized as a premier and reliable economic housing source, which covers national and regional markets.
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
Using data provided by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the housing price index measures quarterly changes in the values of single family homes by regions.
Mortgage Bankers Association
National nonprofit representing real estate financing professionals. The MBAA provides tools, trends, forecasts and resources for the real estate and housing industry.
Federal Reserve Bank Beige Book
Periodic economic activity report prepared by the Federal Reserve Bank that is based on economic information supplied by 12 Districts on a rotating basis. The Beige Book summarizes these reports by District and such sectors as real estate and construction and banking and finance.
Secrets for Timing the Real Estate Market
Real estate market timing secrets. Tips to timing the market and tipping the odds in your favor when buying or selling a home. How to tell if the market time is right to buy or sell homes.
The Conference Board
To get the latest press releases from The Conference Board, click on the "economics" tab. You'll find information on such financial indicators as the U. S. Leading Index, Consumer Price Index, Durable Goods, Gross Domestic Product, and Personal Income & Outlay, among others.
How to Search Property Records
How to do a property search. How to find information on any property: who owns the home and balances of mortgage loans. Finding specific details of property. Public records search, MLS search, property information and tax records. Ordering free property profiles.
MLS - What is MLS?
MLS stands for multiple listing service. Definition of MLS. Suggestions for MLS home searches. How to find MLS listings in your area.