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Highlights of the January 2017 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report

While local conditions vary, the REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index and the REALTORS® Confidence Index—Current Conditions for single-family homes remained above 50 in January 2017, indicating that more respondents reported “strong” than “weak” conditions, according to the January 2017 REALTORS® Confidence...

A More Encompassing Look at Housing Affordability: REALTORS® Affordability Distribution Curve and Score

Because housing is a big part of many Americans’ financial wellbeing the ability to access homeownership – housing affordability – is an important topic. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Housing Affordability Index is a great way to simply...

EHS in 2016 by the Numbers – Part 4 – Contracts

This blog post was written by Managing Director of Housing Research, Danielle Hale, and Data Analyst, Hua Zhong. Home listings went under contract slightly more often on Mondays followed by Fridays and Tuesdays in 2016.  Here is the data:...

EHS in 2016 by the Numbers – Part 3 – Popular Listing Dates

This blog post was written by Managing Director of Housing Research, Danielle Hale, and Data Analyst, Hua Zhong. Home listings still go up most often on Thursdays and Fridays. Here is the data: As we start the New Year,...

Highlights of the December 2016 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report

While local conditions vary, the REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index and the REALTORS® Confidence Index—Current Conditions for single-family homes remained above 50 in December 2016, indicating that more respondents reported “strong” than “weak” conditions, according to the December 2016 REALTORS®...