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.

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Aspiring Home Buyers Profile

The Aspiring Home Buyer Profile looks at non-homeowners' perceptions of homeownership, the American Dream, and housing affordability.

Existing-Home Sales

Despite consistently low inventory levels and faster price growth, existing-home sales bounced back in February after two straight months of declines.

Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales rose month-to-month, but NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun sees continued volatility due to weather-related swings in the northeast.

NAR Statistical News Release Schedule

All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
April 23: March Existing-Home Sales
April 30: March Pending Home Sales Index
May 14: 1st Qtr. Metro Home Prices
May 24: April Existing-Home Sales
May 31: April Pending Home Sales Index
June 20: May Existing-Home Sales
June 27: May Pending Home Sales

Full News Release Schedule

Contract Signings up 3.1% in February

Pending home sales rose month-to-month, but NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun sees continued volatility due to weather-related swings in the northeast.

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

The fall in housing starts in February is a movement in the wrong direction. The key to economic prosperity at this juncture of economic expansion is to produce more new homes.