Home Sales Archive

Foot Traffic: Diffusion Index

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®.  Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead...

Mortgage Purchase Applications

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses mortgage purchase applications....

What is California’s Pent-Up Demand?

By Selma Hepp, Ph.D., Senior Economist California Association of Realtors, Research and Economics As the housing market shows signs of improvement, a looming question keeps repeating: What is the size of pent-up demand? Answering that question is not easy....
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August 1, 2012

Time On Market Continues to Decline

More homes are being sold in less than a month according to the latest edition of the Realtors® Confidence Index report than was previously the case.  Approximately a third of properties were on the market for less than a...

International Sales: A Niche Market

By: Gay Cororaton The international home sales market remains a niche market. 88% of Realtors® with international sales reported working with fewer than five international clients in the 12 months ending March 2012, based on survey results for the...
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June 19, 2012