Realtor.com COVID-19 Housing Market Update – 4/10/20
To keep up with the rapid changes COVID-19 is having on the economy and housing market, the realtor.com economics team (https://www.realtor.com/research/about/team/) brings you this concise weekly video update that will give you the real estate and economic information you need to know to navigate the housing market in these challenging times.
This week, Chief Economist Danielle Hale talks through the size and scope of the COVID-19 related disruption looking at labor market indicators including the unemployment rate (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UNRATE) and weekly jobless claim data (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ICSA).
She also discusses the first evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on housing indicators, covered more fully in Senior Economic Research Analyst Sabrina Speianu’s report on March 2020 Monthly Housing Market Trends (https://www.realtor.com/research/march-2020-data/) and Director of Economic Research Javier Vivas’s summary of the Initial Impact of COVID-19 on the Housing Market (https://www.realtor.com/research/initial-impact-covid-19-housing-market/).
Finally, she discusses the monetary and fiscal stimulus response, covered more fully in Senior Economist George Ratiu’s post on small business lending programs (https://www.realtor.com/research/small-business-350-billion-emergency-lending-and-real-estate/).
For more real-time updates, follow the realtor.com economics team on twitter: @rdc_economics.
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