Research and Statistics
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Pending Home Sales
NAR Statistical News Release Schedule
All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
December 19: November Existing-Home Sales
December 28: November Pending Home Sales Index
January 22: December Existing-Home Sales
January 30: December Pending Home Sales Index
February 12: 4th Qtr. Metro Home Prices
February 21: January Existing-Home Sales
February 27:January Pending Home Sales Index
March 22:February Existing-Home Sales
March 28:February Pending Home Sales Index
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Release date: April 2012
March 2012 Data Highlights
- The US unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in March, down from 8.3 in February and down from 8.9 percent in March 2011.
- The majority of states saw an improvement in the employment rate. Thirty states saw the unemployment rate improve in March; an additional 12 ...
The 2011 Annual Report explains how NAR "seized the day" in 2011 on behalf of REALTORS®, homeownership and commercial real estate.
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.
NAR takes its role as a leading source for housing information very seriously, and toward that end, NAR Research announced the results of a year-long rebenchmarking process for existing-home sales on Wednesday, December 21.
All major statistical data series go through periodic reviews and revisions to ensure that sampling and methodology keep up with changes in the market. Factors...