• Examining Longer-Term Housing Data Trends

    3 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Jill Mislinski : Yesterday, we reported separately on the latest residential building permits and housing starts in the government's monthly report, courtesy of the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    Despite the fact that both are monthly SAAR series , they are exceptionally volatile and subject to extensive revisions. Thus it is unwise to assign much credibility to a single month.
    Over the long haul, however, the two offer a compelling study of trends in residential real estate, especially when we adjust the Permits and Starts for population growth...
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