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Research and Statistics
NAR produces and analyzes a wide range of real estate data that can help guide your business and your clients.
Pending Home Sales
NAR Statistical News Release Schedule
All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
June 30: May Pending Home Sales Index
July 22: June Existing-Home Sales
July 29: June Pending Home Sales Index
August 12: 2nd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
August 23: July Existing-Home Sales
August 30: July Pending Home Sales Index
While sales were down slightly, the median existing-home price for all housing types saw a record year-over-year increase of 23.6% in May 2021.
May 2021 brought 5.80 million in sales, a median sales price of $350,300, and 2.5 months of inventory. The median sales price is up 23.6% year over year, and inventory is down 2.1 months from May 2020.
This report is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners.