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.
October 19: September Existing-Home Sales
October 25: September Pending Home Sales Index
November 1: 3rd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
November 21: October Existing-Home Sales
November 29: October Pending Home Sales Index
December 19: November Existing-Home Sales
December 28: November Pending Home Sales Index
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NAR forecasts economic output to expand at a stronger pace of 3.0 percent in 2018. Availability of multifamily housing is expected to rise, and industrial spaces will see steady rent growth.
In Q2 2018, investment sales slowed, sales volume rose by only 0.5 percent on a yearly basis, and cap rates moved sideways. Low inventory remained the principal concern for REALTORS®, as a wide pricing gap between buyers and sellers affected over 20 percent of respondents. Prices grew 5.1 percent year-over-year. Leasing activity picked up, as vacancies experienced upward pressures.
In Q1 2018, sales volume rose by 4.2 percent on a yearly basis, as cap rates experienced slight compression. Low inventory remained the principal concern for REALTORS®, as a wide pricing gap between buyers and sellers affected about 20 percent of respondents. Prices grew 6.7 percent year-over-year. Leasing activity moderated, posting higher volatility, as vacancies picked up.
For 87% of buyers regardless of children in the home, buyers purchased their home with the help of a real estate agent.