Existing Home Sales Archive

November 2014 EHS Data Vs. The Ten-Year Average

Every month NAR produces existing home sales, median sales prices, and inventory figures. The reporting of this data is always based on homes sold the previous month, and the data is explained in comparison to the same month a...

EHS in 2014 by the Numbers – Part 4 – Popular Contract Dates

This blog post was written by Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics, and Hua Zhong, Data Analyst. You probably know that recent home listings went under contract slightly more often on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.  Here is the data...

EHS in 2014 by the Numbers – Part 3 – Popular Listing Dates

This blog post was written by Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics, and Hua Zhong, Data Analyst. You probably know that home listings go up most often on Thursdays and Fridays.  Here is the data to back up your...

EHS in 2014 by the Numbers – Part 2 – Least Common Closing Dates

This blog post was written by Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics, and Hua Zhong, Data Analyst. You probably know that home closings slow down during the holidays and earlier part of the week.  Here is the data to...

Part 1: EHS in 2014 by the Numbers – Popular Closing Dates

This blog post was written by Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics, and Hua Zhong, Data Analyst. You probably know that home closings predominate on Fridays and the end of the month.  Here is the data to back up...