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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in March

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) that analyzes date from the Ellie Mae’s AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool, mortgage credit availability increased in March.

Unfilled Construction Job Openings Decline -3.5% in February

A deeper look into the Bureau of Labor Statistics, February 2021, Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) with a focus on the construction sector, provided by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), reveals that construction job openings declined -3.5% in February, to 266,000 unfilled positions.