Existing Home Sales Archive

Existing-Home Sales Data by State

This blog post was written by Summer Research Interns Erin Fitzpatrick and La Shawn Skeete. Erin is currently studying at George Washington University pursuing a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science. La Shawn is currently studying at The University of Maryland,...
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July 14, 2015

How Do Foreign Buyers Decide on a U.S. Location for a Home Purchase?

Foreign buyers purchase U.S. residential existing-home properties for a variety of reasons—for example, vacation, investment, asset diversification, and residential use.  How do they decide where to buy? Based on information from NAR’s 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activity of...

Top Foreign Buyers of Existing-Homes by Country

Existing-home sales (EHS) to foreign buyers were approximately 8 percent of the total U.S. existing-home sales market of $ 1.3 trillion for the 12 months ending March 2015, according to NAR’s recently released 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activity...

The Canadian Existing Home Buyer

Over the 12 months ended March 2015, Canadians purchased U.S. properties at an estimated $11.2 billion in total value, a decrease from last year’s level of $13.8 billion, based on information from NAR’s 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activity of International...

Raw Count of Home Sales (May 2015)

Existing-home sales increased 5.1 percent in May from one month prior while new home sales increased 2 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...