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.
Pending Home Sales
NAR Statistical News Release Schedule
All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
June 20: May Existing-Home Sales
June 27: May Pending Home Sales
July 23: June Existing-Home Sales
July 30: June Pending Home Sales
August 8: 2nd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
August 22: July Existing-Home Sales
August 29: July Pending Home Sales Index
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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,...
About the Index
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® affordability index measures whether or not a typical family could qualify for a mortgage loan on a typical home. A typical home is defined as the national median-priced, existing single-family home as calculated by NAR. The typical family is defined as one earning the median family income as reported by the U.S. Bureau of...
Learn more about how NAR calculates monthly existing-home sales.