Existing Home Sales Archive

EHS in 2016 by the Numbers – Part 3 – Popular Listing Dates

This blog post was written by Managing Director of Housing Research, Danielle Hale, and Data Analyst, Hua Zhong. Home listings still go up most often on Thursdays and Fridays. Here is the data: As we start the New Year,...

December Pending Home Sales

NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that December’s pending home sales made a comeback and are up 1.6 percent from last month and also up 0.3 percent from a year ago. Pending sales are homes...

December 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this December fell from last month. Despite the decrease this month, 2016 was still the best year of existing-home sales in the last ten years. December’s...

EHS in 2016 by the Numbers – Part 1 – Popular Closing Dates

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

Raw Count of Home Sales (November)

Existing home sales rose 0.7 percent in November from one month prior while new home sales increased 5.2 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts...