Va. Consumer Sentiment & Real Estate Polls
Virginia Consumer Sentiment Polls
The Roanoke College Poll conducts Consumer Sentiment polls quarterly. The indexes of consumer sentiment in Virginia are shown in the following table.
Virginia Consumer Sentiment Index Values
VAICC=Index of Current Conditions, VAICE=Index of Consumer Expectations, VAICS=Index of Consumer Sentiment
Virginia Polls on Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations & Real Estate
The Virginia Real Estate Indexes indicate a robust real estate market in the Commonwealth. The index for current real estate conditions increased significantly to the highest value on record.
The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment fell modestly by two points over the third quarter but remains above the historical average. The dip is largely due to consumer expectations for the coming year. Consumers report improved incomes from a year ago. The party gap increased, reaching the highest value since the 2016 Presidential election.
The Virginia Real Estate Indexes are mixed. The index for current real estate conditions fell slightly, driven primarily by the buyers' side of the market who face increasing challenges. Home prices are above historical average in all metro areas across Virginia.