Don't be FOOLED! Example of how the market numbers are presented changes the meaning

August 14th, 2017
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IS SALES VOLUME DOWN 1.3% OR 19.3%? OR BOTH!!


Every day I hear someone spouting off Real Estate Market statistics to me. They're usually dire and full of scary projections. When I ask more specific questions about either the source of those numbers, or exactly what those numbers pertain to, I usually get an "I don't know". All they know was that it was "bad" and "scary". 

Let's take an example ...