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Research and Statistics

NAR produces and analyzes a wide range of real estate data that can help guide your business and your clients.


NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit

On December 15th, 2021, NAR will provide an economic year-end review of 2021 and look toward the real estate market and economy for the year to come.

Latest Research Reports

September 2021 Commercial Market Insights

There is strong recovery in the multifamily, industrial, and retail property markets, but recovery is less robust in the office and hotel markets.

Real Estate in a Digital Age

This report looks at technology use in the home search and how social media and other trends are shaping real estate.

Profile of Real Estate Firms

This report examines real estate firms: their characteristics, business activity, education and training they offer employees, and their outlook.

Existing-Home Sales

All U.S. regions saw month-over-month sales increases in September; year-over-year, sales held steady in the South but declined in the other regions.

Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales dipped in September with each of the four major U.S. regions seeing contract activity decline month-over-month and year-over-year.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
November 10: 3rd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
November 22: October Existing-Home Sales
November 29: October Pending Home Sales Index
December 22: November Existing-Home Sales
December 29: November Pending Home Sales Index
January 20: December Existing-Home Sales

Full News Release Schedule

Latest News

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.

Featured Presentations

Cover slide from Lawrence Yun's presentation: International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate

Residential Economic Issues and Trends Forum

Presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

November 17, 2020