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

Aspiring Home Buyers Profile

The Aspiring Home Buyer Profile looks at non-homeowners' perceptions of homeownership, the American Dream, and housing affordability.

Remodeling Impact: D.I.Y.

This report takes a deep dive into the differences between remodeling when hiring a professional vs. individuals who “do it yourself” (D.I.Y. ).

Real Estate in a Digital Age

This report looks at the home buyer process in the initial online search and how REALTORS® are connecting with customers in the digital space.c

Existing-Home Sales

Total existing-home sales increased 1.9 percent from October. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity.

Pending Home Sales

Decline in contract signings implies short-term pull back in housing sector, doesn’t capture impact of recent favorable mortgage rate conditions.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
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

Full News Release Schedule

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.