Month: August 2016

U.S. consumer confidence hits one-year high

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NEW YORK – Aug. 30, 2016 – The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had decreased slightly in July, increased in August. The Index now stands at 101.1 compared to 96.7 in July. The Present Situation Index rose from 118.8…

NAR forecast: Commercial real estate expansion

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WASHINGTON – Aug. 29, 2016 – Buoyed by a steadily improving labor market and strong demand for multifamily housing, commercial real estate activity should remain on an upward trajectory, with a growing share of it is expected to be in…