Items Tagged with 'Federal Reserve districts'


  • Beige Book: A housing market divided in improvement

    Residential real estate activity varies across the board
    The twelve Federal Reserve Districts weighed in on how their individual markets are doing, painting different housing market conditions. Residential real estate activity was split between them, with sales of existing homes and construction of new homes generally expanding or holding steady in about half of the districts.
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  • Housing Still Sluggish, Employment Gains Modest: Fed Beige Book

    The housing market continues to be sluggish and recent regional upticks in sales spurred by the homebuyer tax credit will decline across the country going forward, according to the latest edition of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book. In addition, reports on employment conditions — arguably the sector to have the most impact on future growth in the housing market — reported mixed, but moderate improvement.
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