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 22: March Existing-Home Sales
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
Based on the data from Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) and large brokers, the index provides advance information on future home-sales activity and offers more solid information on changes in the direction of the market than any of the indicators currently available.
In 2005, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® updated its Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Home Price Series based on new information from the U.S. Office of Management (OMB) in 2003. The MSAs in our metro home price report are now based on 2000 Census Data.
The OMB defines an MSA as an area having at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more in population,...
Presentation at the 2011 Leadership Summit, Chicago, IL
Jed Smith analyzes some of the information offered on the the ForSaleByOwner.com website as it pertains to REALTORS®.