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.
July 22: June Existing-Home Sales
July 29: June Pending Home Sales Index
August 12: 2nd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
August 21: July Existing-Home Sales
August 27: July Pending Home Sales Index
September 22: August Existing-Home Sales
September 30: August Pending Home Sales Index
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 ...
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...
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,...