Existing Home Sales Archive

Latest New Home Sales (February 2015)

Contracts to buy a newly constructed home soared in February, portending a solid demand going into the spring home buying season. One reason is due to builders bringing less-expensive homes onto the market. Diving into the numbers, new home...

February Existing Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing home sales data showing that February’s existing home sales improved from last month and a year ago, while fewer homes on the market drive price growth. February’s sales show a fifth consecutive month...

Existing Home Sales Trends: A Two Graph Summary

Every month a variety of press commentary discusses NAR’s Existing Home Sales market data.  Can commentary about the housing outlook be summarized in a visually compelling graph?  The answer is “Yes”. Home sales on a 6/12-month rolling basis–i.e., total...

January 2015 Pending Home Sales

NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that January’s pending home sales index is modestly up 1.7% from last month and improved 8.4% from a year ago which could provide positive momentum for the coming months....

January 2015 Existing Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing home sales data showing that January’s existing home sales are up from last year but down from last month starting the year off to a sluggish pace. January’s sales show a fourth consecutive...