Existing Home Sales Archive

August 2014 EHS Data Vs. The Ten-Year August Average

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

A Deeper Dive Into Last Week’s Existing Home Sales Release

Last week, NAR released a summary of existing home sales data showing that August’s existing home sales declined despite having the second fastest sales pace of the year. August marks the first dip after four consecutive months of increased...

A Look at the Existing Home Sales Market Over the Past Decade

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

Jobs Impact of Existing Home Sale

The National Association of REALTORS® estimates that one job is generated or supported for every two home sales. This estimate is based on a comparison of the economic impact of an existing home sale to various measures of income....

RECAP: July Existing Home Sales Data Release

Last week, NAR released a summary of existing home sales data, showing that July’s existing home sales continued to improve with the highest sales pace of the year.  July marks the fourth consecutive month of increased sales. Sales improved...