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Vehicle Sales Forecast for August: Over 17 Million Annual Rate Again

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Vehicle Sales Forecast for August: Over 17 Million Annual Rate Again

The automakers will report August vehicle sales on Tuesday, Sept 1. Sales in July were at 17.5 million on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis (SAAR), and it appears sales in August will be over 17 million SAAR again. Note:  There were 26 selling days in August, down from 27 in August 2014 (Also...
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Vehicle Sales Forecasts for August: Over 17 Million Annual Rate Again

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Vehicle Sales Forecasts for August: Over 17 Million Annual Rate Again

The automakers will report August vehicle sales on Tuesday, Sept 1. Sales in July were at 17.5 million on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis (SAAR), and it appears sales in August will be over 17 million SAAR again. Note:  There were 26 selling...
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AIA: Architecture Billings Index indicated expansion in July

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AIA: Architecture Billings Index indicated expansion in July

This was released last week while I was on vacation. Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Firm Billings Continued to Rise in July Business conditions at U.S. architecture firms continued to...
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Black Knight’s First Look at July: Foreclosure Inventory at Lowest Level Since 2007

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Black Knight’s First Look at July: Foreclosure Inventory at Lowest Level Since 2007

From Black Knight: Black Knight Financial Services’ First Look at July Mortgage Data: Foreclosure Inventory Down 24 Percent Year-Over-Year; Lowest Level Since 2007 According to Black Knight’s First Look report for July, the percent of loans delinquent decreased 2% in July compared to June,...
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Rent Inflation Shows No Signs of Letting Up

Rent Inflation Shows No Signs of Letting Up

Landlords keep cranking up rents, with annual increases far outpacing price growth elsewhere in the economy, according to recent data released this summer. Rents in May were up 3.5% from a year earlier, while a gauge for overall consumer prices showed no growth according...
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2012: Calling the House Price Bottom

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2012: Calling the House Price Bottom

Note: CR is on vacation, and I will return on Sunday, August 23rd. In 2005 and 2006, I was researching previous housing bubble / busts to try to predict what would happen following the bursting of the housing bubble. So, in April 2008, when...
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Market Spotlight: Cash Flow in Kansas City | Podcast

Market Spotlight: Cash Flow in Kansas City | Podcast

In this episode we take a look at Kansas City, MO and why it’s such a great market for real estate investors.  Most investors are not even aware of the incredible opportunities available to them there.  So we’ll dive in and take a look...
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Thursday: Existing Home Sales, Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg

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Thursday: Existing Home Sales, Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg

NOTE: CR is on vacation this week and will return on Sunday, August 23rd. Thursday:• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. • At 10:00 AM, the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for August. The consensus is for a...
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Tuesday: Housing Starts

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Tuesday: Housing Starts

NOTE: CR is on vacation this week and will return on Sunday, August 23rd. Tuesday:• At 8:30 AM: Housing Starts for July. Total housing starts increased to 1.174 million (SAAR) in June. Single family starts decreased to 685 thousand SAAR in June. The consensus...
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