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.


Existing-Home Sales

Existing-home sales fell back for the second straight month in May, as only the Northeast region saw an uptick in activity.

Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales decreased modestly in May and have now fallen on an annualized basis for the fifth straight month.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
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
September 20: August Existing-Home Sales
September 27: August Pending Home Sales Index

Full News Release Schedule

Contract Signings Dip 0.5%

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about strong buyer demand, and low inventory which may be eased by rising housing starts.

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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