Inventory Archive

April 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that the housing market sales increased for the second consecutive month, as April’s existing-home sales reach the 5.45 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.  April’s existing sales are up 6.0 percent...

March 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that the housing market sales increased and bounced back from last month, as March’s existing-home sales reach the 5.33 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.  March’s existing sales are up 1.5...

February 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market sales decreased significantly from last month, as February’s existing-home sales slumped to a 5.08 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. February’s existing-home sales pace is the lowest since...

Housing Starts: Spring May Bring Tight Supply Conditions

Here is a look at the latest housing starts for November 2015. New home construction rose significantly in the latest month and is on track for most activity since 2007. Still, significantly more construction is needed to relieve the...

Lackluster Home Building Hurts First-Time Buyers

Lawrence Yun for Forbes What is going on with home builders? Housing starts refuse to rise in any meaningful way, despite the ongoing shortage in the number of homes on the market and falling rental vacancy rates. What is...