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.
November 29: October Pending Home Sales Index
December 20: November Existing-Home Sales
December 27: November Pending Home Sales Index
January 24: December Existing-Home Sales
January 31: December Pending Home Sales
February 13: 4th Qtr. Metro Home Prices
February 21: January Existing-Home Sales
February 28: January Pending Home Sales Index
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Recent first-time buyers have had to navigate several obstacles to homeownership, including higher rents and home prices, tight inventory conditions and repaying student loan debt. These impediments have resulted in the lowest percentage of first-timers in transactions since NAR began tracking them in 1981. This infographic presents the characteristics of today's typical first-time buyer.