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.

Housing Indicators

Sales (Oct)

Median price

Housing Starts (Oct)

New Home Sales (Sep)

5.46 million units* $270,900 1,314,000* 701,000*

*seasonally adjusted annual rate
 

U.S. Economic Outlook (PDF: 180 KB) NOTE: The next economic forecast will be a special edition release with some metro market highlights, released at the Real Estate Forecast Summit on December 11, 2019.
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NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit

NAR will hold a real estate forecast summit on December 11, 2019 to provide a year-end review and outlook on the real estate market and the economy.

Agenda

See the schedule and agenda for the NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit in Washington, DC, December 11, 2019.

Panels and Panelists

Meet the panelists for the NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit in Washington, DC, December 11, 2019.

Latest Research Reports

Existing-Home Sales

The Midwest and South regions of the U.S. saw sales growth, while the Northeast and the West reported a drop in sales.

Pending Home Sales

The Northeast saw a minor uptick last month, but the other three major U.S. regions reported declines in month-over-month contract activity.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
December 19: November Existing-Home Sales
December 30: November Pending Home Sales Index
January 22: December Existing-Home Sales
January 29: December Pending Home Sales Index
February 12: Q4 2019 Metro Home Prices
February 21: January Existing-Home Sales
February 27: January Pending Home Sales Index

Full News Release Schedule

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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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