Existing Home Sales Archive

July 2015 Existing-Home Sales Over Ten Years

View the July 2015 EHS Vs Ten Year Average slides. 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...

July Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that July’s existing-home sales increased year-over-year for the 10th consecutive month, as sales reach the 5.59 million seasonal annual adjusted rate. July’s sales are the highest sales pace since February...

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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August 24, 2015

Raw Count of Home Sales (June 2015)

Existing-home sales increased 3.2 percent in June from one month prior while new home sales decreased 6.8 percent. These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news. However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

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...