Research and Statistics

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Existing-Home Sales

Existing-home sales decreased for the third straight month in June, with declines in the South and West, and gains in the Northeast and Midwest.

Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales increased in all four major regions in June, but overall activity lagged year ago levels for the sixth straight month.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
August 8: 2nd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
August 22: July Existing-Home Sales
August 29: July Pending Home Sales Index
September 20: August Existing-Home Sales
September 27: August Pending Home Sales Index
October 19: September Existing-Home Sales
October 25: September Pending Home Sales Index

Full News Release Schedule

Contract Signings Inch Up

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about June pending home sales, job growth, buyer interest, affordability, and market...

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.

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The Commercial Real Estate Outlook (CREO) is NAR's flagship commercial research publication. It is produced quarterly and includes the latest market information on five major commercial real estate sectors — industrial, office, multi-family, retail and hospitality real estate.

The publication includes national and metropolitan data from the respected research...