Len Kiefer

Helping people understand the economy, housing and mortgage markets

Dataviz

  1. More house price plots

    Check out some more house price plots.

  2. February 2018 housing market update

    I'm giving an update on the economy, housing and mortgage market trends. Here are some highlights from my totally awesome slidedeck.

  3. Comparing recent periods of mortgage rate increases

    In this post we compare recent periods of mortgage rate increases. We'll remix a chart and try out some alternatives to visualize periods of rising rates.

  4. Me on a podcast

  5. Simple animated line plot with R

    Here is some simple code to make an animated line plot for a time series using R.

  6. Plotting U.S. Macroeconomic Trends with FRED and R

    Let's plot recent U.S. macroeconomic trends with R.

  7. Housing market dataviz: week of November 22, 2017

    Data visualizations of recent housing market trends.

  8. Majestic mortgage rate plot

    COME AND MAKE A MAJESTIC MORTGAGE RATE PLOT WITH ME. We'll use R to make a fun plot showing just how low mortgage rates in the U.S. are relative to historical averages.

  9. Tour of U.S. metro area house price trends

    Let's take a tour of recent house price trends in the United States. We will build an awesome visualization with R and then export it to PowerPoint. From PowerPoint we will make a sweet video.

  10. JOLTS a dataviz trilogy

    A trilogy of animated data visualizations showing labor market trends. R code for the data wrangling and plotting bits.