February 2015 EHS Vs Ten Year February Average

Every month NAR produces existing home sales, median sales prices and inventory figures. The reporting of this data is always based on homes sold the previous month and the data is explained in comparison to the same month a...

Latest Consumer Confidence (March 2015)

Consumers are becoming ever more confident.  That is a very good sign for home sales.  Only by believing in a better future will consumers make expenditures that are longer-lasting. In March, the consumer confidence index rose to 101.3.  An...

NAR analysis of Case-Shiller Price Index

Today, Case Shiller released their housing price index data for January 2015 which showed that house prices rose 4.4 percent from December one year ago for the 10-city composite, 4.6 percent for the 20-city composite, and 4.5 percent for...

February Pending Home Sales

NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that February’s pending home sales index is up 3.1% from last month and improved 12.0% from a year ago which is a good start for the spring months. Pending...

REALTORS® Reported Strong Buyer Traffic in Many States in February 2015

In a monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, NAR asks REALTORS®: “How do you view buyer traffic in your market?”. The map below shows the buyer traffic index by state. An index above 50 indicates that more REALTOR® respondents viewed...