MBS Highway Blog

Housing Data and the Fed Make Headlines

Housing data and the Fed meeting highlighted a jam-packed week of news for the markets to digest.

Rents on the Rise

The economic calendar was relatively quiet, but news on consumer inflation, housing, jobless claims...

Wholesale Inflation Reaches Record High

Wholesale inflation set a new record high while home price appreciation also remains red hot. Over...

Home Price Appreciation Sets a Record

August brought disappointing news from the labor sector, as job growth was much lower than...

Fed Talks Tapering

Existing and New Home Sales both beat expectations in July. Consumer inflation also remains hot and...

Housing Starts Hit 3-Month Low

July’s Housing Starts reached their weakest level since April, while supply chain bottlenecks...

Inflation Remains Elevated; Jobless Claims Decline

Inflation remains elevated at both the consumer and wholesale levels, while Initial, Continuing and...

Digging Deeper Into the Unemployment Rate

July was a strong month for job growth, though private sector payrolls did come in beneath...

King County, Washington Real Estate and Housing Market Trends and Forecasts

The Seattle real estate market in King County, Washington has been hot and that's not expected to...

The Real Reason for the Drop in New Home Sales

Home price appreciation set another record in May, while New and Pending Home Sales dropped in...