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Research and Statistics

NAR produces and analyzes a wide range of real estate data that can help guide your business and your clients.

Latest Housing Indicators

Sales
June
5.12 million units*

Median
Price

$416,000
Housing Starts
June
1,559,000*
New Home Sales
May
696,000*

Latest Housing Statistics

Housing Affordability Index

The Housing Affordability Index measures whether or not a typical family earns enough income to qualify for a mortgage loan on a typical home.

Existing-Home Sales

Existing-home sales fell in June 2022, with declines in three out of four major U.S. regions month-over-month and down in all regions year-over-year.

Pending Home Sales

As rising mortgage rates and housing prices impacted potential buyers, pending sales fell in all four major regions in June 2022, with the West experiencing the largest monthly decline.

Latest State & Metro Area Data

The Latest From Our Research Desks

REALTORS® Confidence Index

Report
July 20, 2022
This report is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners.

Featured Presentations

Cover of Lawrence Yun's presentation slides from the 2022 NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: Residential Update

Economy, Residential, Commercial Real Estate
July 27, 2022: Presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: Residential Update


Cover of Jessica Lautz's presentation slides from the 2022 NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: Residential Update

REALTORS®' Current Experience and Market Opportunities
July 27, 2022: Presented by NAR Vice President of Demographics and Behavioral Insights Jessica Lautz at the NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: Residential Update

Latest Research News

Pending Home Sales Fell 8.6% in June

July 27, 2022
As escalating mortgage rates and housing prices impacted potential buyers, pending sales retreated in all four major regions in June 2022.

Metro Office Vacancy Rates, Q3 2022

July 25, 2022
As life is slowly returning to normal and more people commute back to the office, office vacancy rates are starting to decrease.

June 2022 Foot Traffic

Report
July 21, 2022
Nationally, Sentrilock home showings were down 20% year-over-year, declining in all four regions of the U.S.

REALTORS® Confidence Index

Report
July 20, 2022
This report is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners.

Existing-Home Sales Slid 5.4% in June

July 20, 2022
Existing-home sales fell in June, with declines in three out of four major U.S. regions month-over-month and down in all regions year-over-year.