Stan Humphries

  • Home Prices Climbing; Truck Tonnage Drops; Philly Coincident Indexes Up

    American home values continued to climb in April. The American Trucking Association's For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.2 percent in April after rising 0.9 percent in March. And Philly Coincident Indexes increased in 47 states over the past three months.

    National 22 May 2013 14:37
  • Dog Days of Summer

    The dog days of summer are being dogged by less languid thoughts this year. Now that we’re solidly into the second half, cautious optimism has given way to uncertainty, and even pessimism. Consumer confidence remains shaky, and our own second-quarter CPE 100 Sentiment Survey likewise shows fading hopes among real estate’s decision-makers for short-term economic improvement.

    National 28 August 2012 20:34
  • Middle-Market Firms More Cautious; Has Housing Hit Bottom?

    Zillow's Home Value Index rose for the first time in five years; mid-sized firms expect revenue growth to slow from 5.2 percent to 4.8 percent over the next 12 months.

    National 25 July 2012 13:57
  • Housing Demand Grows; Will Supply Follow?

    If there are two points economists during the NAREE conference agreed on, it was that housing demand is growing in the face of short supply and that the extent varies at a local level, from submarket to submarket around the country.

    National 25 June 2012 18:35

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