Highlights of the Index include:
Tax Burden: The tax rate is up 6.4 percent from last year, and is now at 11.8 percent.
Initial Unemployment Claims: Claims moved down 7.8 percent from the same period last year to 342,000 in the most recent month.
Real Wages: Hourly real wages are down slightly from the previous month, but up 0.2 percent from last year.
Real New Home Prices: Real new home prices climbed 7.9 percent from this time last year to reach approximately $110,000.
Continue Reading 1 2
Copyright© 2015 RISMedia, The Leader in Real Estate Information Systems and Real Estate News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be republished without permission from RISMedia.
Content on this website is copyrighted and may not be redistributed without express written permission from RISMedia. Access to RISMedia archives and thousands of articles like this, as well as consumer real estate videos, are available through RISMedia's REsource Licensed Content Solutions. Offering the industry’s most comprehensive and affordable content packages. Click here to learn more! http://resource.rismedia.com