Tag: Unemployment Rate

  • Homebuilding off to slow start in 2023

    Homebuilding off to slow start in 2023

    Twin Cities homebuilding activity continues to stall as mortgage rates hold homebuyers on the sidelines. Metro builders pulled permits for 328 single-family homes in January, a 46% drop from January of last year. Multifamily construction in the Twin Cities hit a slump as well with a 53% drop in total permitted units from this time… Read More

  • Fed raises rates by 75 basis points

    In its continued effort to fight inflation, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds target rate another 75 basis points mid-September. This is the third consecutive increase of 75 basis points. The large hikes are sending shockwaves through the financial markets and the overall economy. Federal Reserve officials have now hinted at plans to continue… Read More