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  • Fewer Workers on Unemployment Insurance July 31, 2015
    This blog post was written by Erin Fitzpatrick. Erin is a Summer Research Intern and is currently studying at George Washington University pursuing a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science. The 4-week moving average for continuous claims for unemployment insurance filed during the week ending July 18 decreased to 2,255,250. Continuous claims for […]
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  • REALTORS® Commercial Markets Record Accelerating Prices In Q2.2015 July 31, 2015
    Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. In terms of inventory, commercial real estate markets are bifurcated, with the majority of buildings (81 percent) being relatively small (SCRE), while the bulk of commercial space (71 percent) is concentrated in […]
    George Ratiu, Director, Quantitative and Commercial Research
  • Mortgage Application Data (July 29th, 2015) July 31, 2015
    This blog post was written by La Shawn Skeete. La Shawn is a Summer Research Intern, and is currently studying at The University of Maryland, College Park pursuing a degree in Economics. Seasonally adjusted mortgage application volumes increased 0.8% from the week ending July 17th and are 11.1% higher than this time last year. Seasonally […]
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