Housing & Economic Indicators

    NAR's analysis of housing and economic indicators provides real estate professionals with tools to interpret the market and apply that knowledge to their business. In addition to NAR’s own existing-home sales series, NAR Research monitors other indicators such as new-home sales, housing starts, producer prices, mortgage rates and more.


Current Figures
Time Period Covered

Next Release Date
SAAR* of 5.03 million units -- up 2.9% from previous month.
March
4/22
    Pending Home Sales Index
    PHSI
    (121K PDF)

The PHSI slipped 1.9 percent to 84.6 from an upwardly revised reading of 86.2 in January.
February
5/07
SAAR* of 590,000 units -- down 1.8% from previous month
February
4/24
SAAR* of 1.06 million units -- down 0.6% from previous month.
February
4/16
    Housing Affordability
    HAI
    (31K PDF)


130.2 -- down 3.8% from previous month
March
5/28
381.6 -- down 0.8% from the previous week
Week of 4/18
5/19
5.88% -- same as last week
Week of 4/21
5/2
On a year-over-year reading, the economy grew by 2.5%.
2007:Q4
4/30
Tumbled another 10.5 points to 63.5
February
4/29
Down 63,000 jobs from previous month.
February
4/7
No change from the previous month (0.0%)
March
5/14
Jumped 0.3% from the previous month
March
5/15
Down 0.6% from previous month
February
4/14

*SAAR = Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate


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