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Housing Affordability Remained at Decade Low in Q4

Housing Affordability Remained at Decade Low in Q4

Washington, DC, February 15, 2018—A modest increase in interest rates offset a slight decline in home prices to keep housing affordability essentially level in Q4 2018 and still hovering at a ten-year low, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI).

Retail Sales Rose 2.3% YOY in December

Retail Sales Rose 2.3% YOY in December

Washington, DC, February 14, 2019-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for December 2018 were $505.8 billion, a decrease of 1.2% from the previous month, but 2.3% above December 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.