Inventory Archive

First-time Buyers Sidelined by Lack of Supply and Rising Prices

Lack of homes available for sale and the concomitant rise in prices appears to be sidelining many first-time potential homebuyers in 2018. In the first two months of 2018, first-time buyers made up only 29 percent of home buyers...

February 2018 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this February bounced back 3.0 percent from last month and rose 1.1 percent from last year. February’s Existing-Home sales reached 5.54 million seasonally adjusted annual rate....

More Properties Were Sold At or Above List Price in January 2018

In a monthly survey of REALTORS®, the survey asks, “Compared to the original listing price, at how much of a net discount or net premium did the property sell?” According to a survey of REALTORS® who responded to the...

January 2018 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this January fell 3.2 percent from last month and dipped 4.8 percent from last year. January’s existing home sales reached 5.3 million seasonally adjusted annual rate....

December 2017 EHS Over Ten Years

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 explained in comparison to the same month a...