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.


REALTORS® Land Institute Survey

This survey gathers information about the land business from October 2014–September 2015, and gives the outlook for October 2015–September 2016.

Existing-Home Sales

Existing-home sales surged for the third straight month in November and reached their strongest pace in almost 11 years.

Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales were mostly unmoved in November, but did squeak out a minor gain both on a monthly and annualized basis.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

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

Full News Release Schedule

Contract Signings Post Solid Gain

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the multi-year economic recovery, job creation, buyer interest, new home sales, and...

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.

Latest News

There will be juice added to the economy in the months ahead as a result of the expected passage of a massive tax cut. It remains to be seen whether the effects are long-lasting or just for a short period of time. Economic stimulus will help with job creation and housing demand, but higher interest rates threaten to cut into housing affordability next year.