Economic Indicators

  Current  Previous  CHANGE 
New Home Sales407419- 2.9 %
Existing Home Sales47404450+ 6.5 %
Consumer Confidence3844.7- 15 %
Housing Starts550651-15.5 %
CPI210.2211.7- .7 %
Prime5%5.25 %-.25 %

Economic News

Mortgage Application Volume Up on Refinancing   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 16, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose 4.3% last week from the week before, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly survey.

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 15, 2014 -- Builder confidence rose one point to 47 in April from a downwardly revised March reading of 46 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Inflation Still Tame in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 15, 2014 -- The Labor Department said that the consumer price index rose 0.2% in March.