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

Consumer Sentiment Improves in Early August   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 12, 2016 -- Consumer confidence inched upward in early August.

Retail Sales Flat in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 12, 2016 -- U.S. retail sales were unchanged in July from the previous month, according to the Commerce Department.

Home Affordability Dips in Second Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 12, 2016 -- Solid home price appreciation more than offset a modest reduction in mortgage interest rates to push housing affordability lower in the second quarter of 2016.