Tag Archives: Employment

Coronavirus-Driven Job Apocalypse by State — April 2020

Jobs are everything to the economy.  Period.  The never-before-seen shut down of the U.S. economy has resulted in the greatest number of unemployed people in the history of the country.   Prior to 2020, the most people in history that applied for unemployment benefits in a seven day period was 695,000 (October 1982).   Since mid-March,  weekly …Read more

Potential High-Risk Housing Markets Due to Coronavirus

The economic impact of the Coronavirus varies from one city to the next  just like medical symptoms and severity of those infected by the virus differs from one person to another.    A myriad of factors affect how each local housing market will respond under these pressures and economic uncertainties.  My favorite economic and real estate …Read more

MSA & Division Job Growth Rates – November 2019

Jobs are everything.  Period. As history continues to demonstrate, job growth at any point in time is neither systemic nor consistent across the country.  The TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market – is once again invoked to comparative job growth for the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and …Read more