The New York Times business section has some sort of chart mojo going on. They have been creating some interactive charts for a while now that are simply amazing.
In this weekend’s article (sorry, I’ve been out – see previous post), In Housing, the Strong Turn Weak Vikas Bijaj, with contribution by Christine Haughney, layout out the state of housing across the US using the CSI numbers. (I contributed the Manhattan stats) The numbers were striking. In markets that have been doing well are showing weakness.
Click here for the interactive charts for each of the 20 markets covered using actual or cpi-adjusted numbers matched against the aggregate. Please look at Las Vegas and Phoenix.
And some pretty telling charts. Take a look at inventory.