Data

Positive Outlook for 55-Plus Housing Market

The National Association of Home Builders' single-family 55-plus Housing Market Index increased one point to 57 in the second quarter of this year.

08/08/2016 Research by staff

Data

Florida Consumer Sentiment Ticks Up After Three Months of Declines

Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased in July, according to the University of Florida's latest consumer survey.

07/29/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Home Prices Rise in May

The median sale price of homes rose in both Sarasota and Manatee counties in May, according to data released by the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

07/05/2016 Research by staff

Data

Sarasota County Ranks Highly for Income Inequality

According to a new study, Sarasota County ranked as the 33rd most unequal county in the nation, with the top 1 percent earning 40.1 times as much as the rest of the population.

06/21/2016 Research by staff

Data

American Incomes Up

In April, Americans' personal income increased $69.8 billion, or 0.4 percent, while disposable personal income increased $63.5 billion, or 0.5 percent.

06/01/2016 Research by staff

Data

Florida Consumer Sentiment Decreases Again

Opinions on whether now is a good time to buy a big-ticket item such as an appliance or automobile plummeted.

06/01/2016 Research by staff

Data

UF Survey Finds Consumer Mood Falling

Consumer sentiment decreased in April, according to the University of Florida's most recent consumer survey.

05/04/2016 Research by staff