housing: Housing data

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Monthly housing starts, construction contracts and average new home mortgage rates (Jan 1983 - Oct 1989).

Usage

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Format

Trivariate time series containing the following columns:

hstarts

Monthly housing starts (thousands of units)

construction

Construction contracts (millions of dollars)

interest

Average new home mortgage rates

Source

Makridakis, Wheelwright and Hyndman (1998) Forecasting: methods and applications, John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chapter 8.

References

Survey of current business, US Department of Commerce, 1990.

Examples

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