All Posts Tagged: interest rates

U.S. Outlook: A festive holiday forecast this year

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Bar chart showing annual holiday sales growth for the past six years.

Our forecast for holiday sales growth this year is 4.0%, which would make it the best year since 2012.

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Numbers Count: New home sizes & prices rebound

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Large 2-story home for sale with large green front lawn.

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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U.S. Outlook: It’s all about the jobs

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing monthly job gains (and losses) over the past several years.

The October jobs report revealed a solid improvement in job creation from the prior two months, solidifying expectations for better economic growth in the fourth quarter.

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In the Market: First impressions matter

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
Young father and mother with two kids entering their new home carrying boxes, smiling.

Buyers know within seconds if your home is The One. So, sellers, don’t leave all the pizzazz for the sprawling master suite.

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