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Important Economic Charts for Home Buyers & Sellers

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty-DFW Preferred TX Broker #0492423

30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage Average in the US
These are averages and the rate you get may depend on your credit score, down payment, type of property, term, and a variety of other factors.

US GDP Growth Rate

Is the economy growing or shrinking?

source: tradingeconomics.com

US Unemployment Rate

Full employment in today's world is probably stands around 5-5.5%....so less than that means rages will likely rise...more than that...too many people looking for work. 


source: tradingeconomics.com

 

US Population

Growing all the time....how about in your state or city?


source: tradingeconomics.com

5-Year, 5-Year Forward Inflation Expectation Rate 

Crude Oil Prices: West Texas Intermediate (WTI) - Cushing, Oklahoma

Hey....I'm in Texas...oil prices matter to our economy.

 

S&P 500

Stock prices matter to those with portfolios.  In my market that probably means over the $300,000 price range.

New Private Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits: 1-Unit Structures for Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

At the peak we were starting about 5000 homes a month here in the DFW area.  Now about 1/2 that.

S&P/Case-Shiller TX-Dallas Home Price Index