March/April 2014 Market Pulse

Student loans and a tight job market keep many would-be home owners on the sidelines.

March 19, 2014

The year got off to a cool start as cold and snowfall slowed sales in the East and Midwest and continuing tight credit conditions along with weak inventories kept sales underperforming throughout the country. In coastal areas, flood insurance uncertainties remain a factor. Trend lines are from January 2013 to January 2014.