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.
September 22: August Existing-Home Sales
September 30: August Pending Home Sales Index
October 22: September Existing-Home Sales
October 29: September Pending Home Sales Index
November 12: 3rd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
November 19: October Existing-Home Sales
November 30: October Pending Home Sales Index
Home sellers are seeing their homes go under contract in record time, with nine new contracts for every 10 new listings.
July 2020 brought 5.86 million in sales, a median sales price of $304,100, and 3.1 months of inventory. The median sales price is up 8.5% year over year, and inventory is down 1.1 months from July 2019.
Each of the four major regions attained double-digit, month-over-month increases, with the Northeast and West seeing the greatest sales growth.
This report is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners.