EHS Archive

Home Sales for May 2017: Raw Count

Simple raw counts of home sales are often more meaningful than the seasonally adjusted figures.  The raw count determines income and helps better assess how busy the market has been. Existing home sales increased 1.1 percent in May from...

Raw Count of Home Sales (November)

Existing home sales rose 0.7 percent in November from one month prior while new home sales increased 5.2 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts...

Raw Count of Home Sales (October 2016)

Existing home sales rose 2.0 percent in October from one month prior while new home sales decreased 1.9 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts...