Housing Markets & Conditions

With residential construction, home improvements, and related household expenditures accounting for roughly a fifth of GDP, housing market conditions are a critical indicator of the economy’s health. Our annual State of the Nation’s Housing report and other publications provide comprehensive analyses of new and existing home prices and sales, rents and vacancy rates, construction and improvement spending, and financial market indicators.

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Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Senior Research Analyst

The Implications of Different Suburban Definitions

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Riverside is a low-density neighborhood in the city of Columbus, Ohio that has a distinctly suburban feel. About three-quarters of...

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Jonathan Spader

Senior Research Associate

How Many Homeowners May Have Missed the Window to Refinance?

Friday, November 16, 2018

With interest rates ticking upward in 2018 and the prospect of further rate increases to come, the era of historically-low...

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