Jobless Claims Dropped to the Lowest Level Since the Pandemic Started

Job market momentum seems to have picked up as the vaccine is becoming more widely available across the country, with thirty-two states reporting a decrease in new claims for the week ending March 20, 2021. www.nar.realtor – Research

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Layoffs Continue to Drop to the Lowest Level Within the Last Two Months

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell further for third straight week to the lowest level in the last couple of months. It seems that the worst months for the labor market could be behind us. www.nar.realtor – Research

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Existing-Home Sales Rise 0.7% in December, Annual Sales See Highest Level Since 2006

Existing-Home Sales Rise 0.7% in December Existing-home sales rose in December, with home sales in 2020 reaching their highest level since 2006. Media Contact:  Quintin Simmons 202-383-1178

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Forbearances at Their Lowest Level Since April, But There’s a Catch

Another round of expirations reduced the number of active forbearance plans last week. Black Knight said the number of homeowners in COVID-19 related plans fell by 137,000 during the week, after a slight uptick the week before.  The 5.0 percent improvement was about what was expected for the first week of the month. At the […]

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