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

Architecture Billings Index Shows Improving Conditions   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 23, 2014 -– The Architecture Billings Index is signaling improving conditions for the overall design and construction industry.

Mortgage Application Volume Rises   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 23, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose 2.4% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Existing Home Sales Back Over 5 Million Rate   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 22, 2014 -- Sales of existing homes rose 2.6% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.04 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.