Sellers Archive

REALTORS® Reported Slower Buyer and Seller Traffic in August 2015

REALTORS® generally reported “strong” demand amid “weak” supply conditions in their local markets in the August 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.[1] The REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index registered at 60 (62 in July 2015; 55 in August 2014). Buyer traffic is...

REALTORS® Reported Strong Buyer Traffic in Most States in June 2015

In almost all states, REALTORS® reported strong buyer traffic in June 2015, according to the June 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report. Seller traffic was reported to be broadly “moderate” to “strong” in states such as Utah, Texas, South...

REALTORS® Report Improving Seller Traffic in Some States in May 2015

In a monthly survey about local market conditions, NAR asks REALTORS®: “How do you rate the past month’s traffic in the neighborhood(s) or area(s) where you make most of your sales?”  An index greater than 50 indicates that more REALTOR®...

Economic and Forecast Update (July 1, 2015)

View the forecast video, midyear forecast (July 2015) slides, and the full U.S. Economic Outlook on the Research & Statistics page. The Economy GDP growth was slightly negative in the first quarter but will pick up in the second half.  For the year...

April 2015 Case Shiller Housing Price Index

Today, Case Shiller released their housing price index data for April 2015 which showed that house prices rose 4.6 percent from April 2014 for the 10-city composite and 4.9 percent for the 20-city composite.  The national index showed a...