SRI: Home buying plans down in latest consumer sentiment poll
According to the latest poll by the Siena Research Institute (SRI), New York State consumer home buying plans were at 5.4 percent, down from 9.2 percent. Overall, New York State consumer confidence stands at 90.5, down 1.6 points from the last measurement in June 2017. New York’s overall consumer confidence is 4.6 points below the nation’s index of 95.1.
Buying plans were also down for consumer electronics and major home improvements. Buying plans were up in September for cars/trucks and furniture.