• Under 2 Million New Unemployment Claims; First Time Since the Week Ending March 14

      Under 2 Million New Unemployment Claims New unemployment claims continue to rise more slowly as some people return to work. By:  Nadia Evangelou

    • April 2020 Pending Home Sales

      April 2020 Pending Home Sales April’s pending home sales pace dropped 21.8% last month and fell 33.8% from a year ago, the lowest level since January 2001. By:  Michael Hyman

    • Fewer People Receiving Unemployment Benefits; Nearly 4 Million Less Than the Previous Week

      Fewer People Receiving Unemployment Benefits Nearly 21 million people received unemployment benefits in the week ending May 16; a decrease of 3.8 million from the previous week’s revised levels. By:  Nadia Evangelou

    • Forbearance Options for Homeowners

      Forbearance Options for Homeowners Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the job market and economy have changed drastically, with record-high filings for unemployment. By:  Michael Hyman

    • April 2020 Existing Home Sales

      April 2020 Existing Home Sales Housing market activity in April 2020 fell 17.8% from March 2020. April's sales of existing homes dropped 17.2% from April 2019. By:  Michael Hyman

    • 5 Housing Market Trends as of April 2020

      5 Housing Market Trends as of April 2020 NAR’s April 2020 RCI Survey shows the effect of coronavirus social distancing measures on the housing market. Here are five trends based on the data. By:  Scholastica (Gay) Cororaton

    • April 2020 Foot Traffic Report

      April 2020 Foot Traffic Report Home viewing data from SentriLock®, LLC, shows a downward trend in home buyer traffic in April 2020 compared to the previous month and one year ago. By:  Brandon Hardin

    • Tracking Jobless Claims by State: Week Ending May 16

      Tracking Jobless Claims by State: Week Ending May 16 Most of the companies hiring to meet increased demand are included in the health care, food and grocery, delivery, and telecommunications industries. By:  Nadia Evangelou

    • Housing Affordability in March 2020

      Housing Affordability in March 2020 At the national level, housing affordability improved in March year-over-year, and median home prices rose 0.8% from one year ago. By:  Michael Hyman

    • Unemployment Continues to Show Signs of Slowing

      Unemployment Continues to Show Signs of Slowing Millions of small businesses were able to benefit from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and rehire their furloughed employees. By:  Nadia Evangelou