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

Multi-family Housing Remains Strong in Third Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 20, 2015 -- The Multi-family Production Index, which measures builder and developer sentiment, increased one point to a level of 56 for the third quarter.

Leading Economic Indicators Up Sharply in October   Full Article
New York, NY, November 20, 2015 -- The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index rose 0.6 percent to 124.1 in October after falling in September. It was the best reading since June.

Mortgage Rates Move Slightly Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 20, 2015 -- Average mortgage rates ticked lower this week after two straight weeks of sharp increases, according to Freddie Mac.