National Association of Realtors: 10 million more jobs needed, but more working from home, more need for home construction

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A customer wears a mask and looks at their cell phone as they carry their order past a now hiring sign at an eatery in Richardson, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4%  from 10.2% even as hiring slowed in August as employers added the fewest jobs since the pandemic began. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Dr. Lawrence Yun joins Ilyce Glink to describe progress on the job front as we saw 10 million jobs open, as unemployment fell to 8.4% since the beginning of the pandemic. Plus, Dr. Yun explains how the employment growth has benefited the housing industry, and in turn, opened more construction jobs.

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