Entries by Litic Murali

Consumer Credit Continues to Expand

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows rising trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through November 2019. In November, consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.6 percent f...

Mortgage Purchase Activity Rises

The latest tally of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Application Survey shows a slight decline in the market composite index, consisting of both purchase and refinancing loan activity, of 1.5% from two weeks earlier on a seasonally adjus...

Number of Bathrooms in New Homes

The Census Bureau’s latest Survey of Construction (SOC) shows changes in the number and shares of bathrooms and half-bathrooms of single-family homes started in the United States in 2018. The latest year’s data show that 3% of new single-family homes s...

Number of Bathrooms in New Homes

The Census Bureau’s latest Survey of Construction (SOC) shows changes in the number and shares of bathrooms and half-bathrooms of single-family homes started in the United States in 2018. The latest year’s data show that 3% of new single-family homes s...

Household Balance Sheets: 3Q19

The third quarter 2019 Financial Accounts of the United States, the Federal Reserve’s flow of funds data, show the aggregate values of households’ assets and liabilities in the nation. Households’ real estate assets totaled $29.2 trillion and liabiliti...

Revolving Debt Expands in October

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows rising trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through October 2019. In October, consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.5 percent fro...