Existing Home Sales Archive

Housing Market Forecast

The housing market is beginning to roar back. Existing home sales have risen for two straight months after suffering declines since the summer months of last year. The pending contracts also show robust gains, implying home sales will further...

Existing Home Sales by Price Tier

Did You Know: More than 11% of homes sold had a sales price over $500,000, and sales growth was highest among homes in above-median-priced categories. In spite of the price variation by region, when summed to the regional level...

A look back at the most recent Existing Home Sales data release

NAR recently released a summary of existing home sales data showing that April’s existing home sales increased for the first time this year.  April figures showed an increase in sales of 1.3% from last month but a 6.8% decline...

A Deeper Look at Last Week’s Existing Home Sales Data

Last week, NAR released a summary of existing home sales data showing that existing home sales declined again for the seventh time in eight months. March sales showed a decrease in sales of 0.2% from last month and 7.5%...

Existing Home Sales and the FHFA Housing Price Index

This week NAR released existing home sales and median home price information that showed gains of 7.9 percent in prices in March 2014 compared to March 2013, notably slower than trends in early summer/fall 2013 when price growth topped...