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NAR produces and analyzes a wide range of real estate data that can help guide your business and your clients.

Latest Housing Indicators

Sales
December
4.02 million units*

Median
Price

$366,900
Housing Starts
December
1,382,000*
New Home Sales
November
461,000*

Latest Housing Statistics and Real Estate Market Trends

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.

Existing-Home Sales

Existing-home sales retreated for the eleventh consecutive month in December 2022, with three of the four U.S. regions recording month-over-month drops.

Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales in December 2022 improved for the first time since May. Month-over-month, contract signings fell in the Northeast and Midwest but climbed in the South and West. Pending sales declined in all regions compared to one year ago.

Latest State & Metro Area Data

The Latest From Our Research Desks

Adopt to Adapt

Report
January 4, 2023
This report provides insight into changes that were made during the pandemic across the real estate industry that are here to stay.

October 2022 Foot Traffic

Report
November 18, 2022
Nationally, Sentrilock home showings were down 23% year-over-year, declining in all four regions of the U.S.

REALTORS® Confidence Index

Report
January 20, 2023
This report is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners.

Featured Presentations

Cover slide: Economic and Real Estate Outlook for 2023, by Lawrence Yun

Economic and Real Estate Outlook for 2023
December 13, 2022: Presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the 2022 NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: The Year Ahead


Cover slide: Market Update and Outlook presentation by Lawrence Yun

Market Update and Outlook
December 1, 2022: Presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the 2022 REALTOR® Party Training Conference


Cover of Dr. Lawrence Yun's presentation slides: Economic and Housing Market Outlook

Economic and Housing Market Outlook
November 11, 2022: Presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum at NAR NXT: The REALTOR® Experience


Cover of Dr. Jessica Lautz's presentation slides: Making NAR Data Work for You

Making NAR Data Work for You
November 11, 2022: Presented by NAR Vice President of Demographics and Behavioral Insights Jessica Lautz at NAR NXT: The REALTOR® Experience


Presentation slide: Economic and Commercial Market Outlook

Economic and Commercial Market Outlook
November 12, 2022: Presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at NAR NXT: The REALTOR® Experience


Cover of Nadia Evangelou's presentation slides: Commercial and Economic Overview

Economic and Commercial Overview
November 12, 2022: Presented by NAR Senior Economist and Director of Real Estate Research Nadia Evangelou at the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at NAR NXT: The REALTOR® Experience


Cover slide: Commercial Real Estate Update Market Volatility, Matt Vance

Commercial Real Estate Update: Market Volatility
November 12, 2022: Presented by Matt Vance, CBRE, at the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at NAR NXT: The REALTOR® Experience


Cover of Danny Nix, Jr.'s presentation slides: Natural Disasters and the Economic Effect on Commercial Real Estate

Natural Disasters and the Economic Effect on Commercial Real Estate
November 12, 2022: Presented by Danny Nix, Jr., Coldwell Banker SunStar Commercial, at the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at NAR NXT: The REALTOR® Experience

Latest Research News

Where People Moved in 2022

January 30, 2023
After a historically low moving rate in 2021, data indicates that even fewer Americans moved across the country in 2022.

December 2022 Foot Traffic

Report
January 23, 2023
Nationally, Sentrilock home showings were down 20% year-over-year, declining in all four regions of the U.S.