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.
Latest Research Reports
Pending Home Sales
NAR Statistical News Release Schedule
All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
March 28: February Pending Home Sales Index
April 22: March Existing-Home Sales
April 30: March Pending Home Sales Index
May 14: 1st Qtr. Metro Home Prices
May 21: April Existing-Home Sales
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February 2019 brought 5.51 million in sales, a median sales price of $249,500, and 3.5 months of inventory. The median sales price is up 3.6% year over year, and inventory is up 0.1% from February 2018.
In the first quarter of 2019, 65 percent of people believe that now is a good time to buy a home, which is a slight increase over the previous quarter. Only 35 percent of people believe that now is not a good time to buy a home.
Fifty percent of renters, compared to seventy-five percent of owners, think now is a good time to buy a home.
Consumer opinion about home buying bounced back in the first quarter of 2019, with only thirty-five percent of survey respondents saying that now is not a good time to buy a home.