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Local Market Reports

NAR Research produces a series of Local Market Reports (LMRs) which provide insights into the fundamentals and direction of the nation's largest metropolitan housing markets. Each report evaluates a number of factors affecting home prices, including:

  • The health of the local job market
  • Foreclosure rates
  • Housing inventory
  • Debt-to-income and mortgage-servicing-costs-to-income ratios

Metropolitan Median Area Home Prices and Affordability

NAR releases statistics on metropolitan area median home prices each quarter. This quarterly report includes a breakdown of condo and co-op prices by metro market.

Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) are as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and include the specified city or cities and surrounding suburban areas.


2020 Census

The decennial census is important for all REALTORS® because completing the 2020 census means more resources for businesses and communities.


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