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August 2018 Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is up from last month but down from a year ago. Mortgage rates rose to 4.78 percent this August, up 14.1 percent compared to 4.19 percent a year ago. Housing affordability declined from...

August 2018 Pending Home Sales

NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that August’s pending home sales pace was down 1.8 percent last month and fell 2.3 percent from a year ago. Pending sales represent homes that have a signed contract...

August 2018 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this August was steady yet flat from last month, and dropped 1.5 percent from last year. August’s existing-home sales maintained a 5.34 million seasonally adjusted annual...

July 2018 Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is up from last month but down from a year ago. Mortgage rates rose to 4.75 percent this July, up 14.7 percent compared to 4.14 percent a year ago. Housing affordability declined from...

July 2018 Pending Home Sales

NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that July’s pending home sales pace was down 0.7 percent last month and fell 2.3 percent from a year ago. Pending sales represent homes that have a signed contract...