Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. SentriLock Lockboxes are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future.
Foot traffic climbed 3.2 points to 55.8 mid-summer in July.
Foot Traffic dropped 1.7 points to 52.6 in June. However, the diffusion index is slightly higher than last year by 5.6 points.
Demand is unrelieved as supply shortages continue to impede home sales.
Foot Traffic is comparable to last month and only dropped 0.8 points to 51.6 in April 2018.
Buyer demand strengthened in March, despite affordability and inventory constraints.
The Foot Traffic index dropped 12 points in December. The decline is likely a reflection of supply shortages and lack of affordability.
Foot traffic sharply increased in October and is 33.9 points higher than a year ago.
This infographic contains September 2017 foot traffic information.
Foot traffic picked up in August and is roughly in line with a year ago.