Research and Statistics
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® provides the latest real estate research and statistics that affect the industry. Get the stats and stay informed.
Latest Research Reports
Pending Home Sales
NAR Statistical News Release Schedule
All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
April 30: March Pending Home Sales Index
May 14: 1st Qtr. Metro Home Prices
May 21: April Existing-Home Sales
May 30: April Pending Home Sales Index
June 21: May Existing-Home Sales
Will the recovery in the housing market last? How will Europe's financial issues effect the US market? Nobu Hata interviews NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun to get the answers.
The large increase in housing starts to 894,000 indicates progress towards stable overall vacancy rates, but further increase is needed, to 1.3 million, to reach that stability.
Sales are being driven by strengthening fundamentals—the improving jobs picture, rising rental rates, continuing low interest rates and housing affordability—and prices are gaining on reduced supply.
NAR's 2012 Home Buyer and Home Seller Survey shows a strengthening in the older, married, higher-income, move-up buyer market. Read more to find out why.