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Existing-Home Sales

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Existing-home sales rose in October for the second straight month, eclipsing June’s cyclical sales peak to the highest annualized pace in nearly a decade.

The Existing-Home Sales data measures sales and prices of existing single-family homes for the nation overall, and gives breakdowns for the West, Midwest, South, and Northeast regions of the country. These figures include condos and co-ops, in addition to single-family homes.

Next release: Existing-Home Sales data release for November 2016 is scheduled for Wednesday, December 21, 2016.

Data

Overview

Current sales rates, actual totals and median prices by month going back 12 months. Annual totals for three years. Includes all existing-home sales — single-family, condos and co-ops — rolled into monthly and annual totals. This file contains figures for the nation and four regions. It does not contain breakouts.

Existing-Home Sales Overview Chart for Printing (PDF: 29 KB)
Existing-Home Sales Overview Chart for Database Work (MS Excel: 40 KB)

Map of Existing-Home Sales Regions

Breakouts of Single-family, Condo and Co-op

Figures for the nation only — includes total existing-home sales, single-family sales and condo/co-op sales seasonally adjusted and actual. Months supply by category also included. Median and average sales prices for all existing-home sales, for single-family sales and for condo-co-op sales.

Total Sales With Breakouts of Single-family and Condo/Co-op for Printing (PDF: 23 KB)
Total Sales With Breakouts of Single-family and Condo/Co-op Spreadsheet for Database Work (MS Excel: 39 KB)

Map of Existing-Home Sales Regions

Single-Family Existing-Home Sales and Prices

Current single-family existing-home sales rates, actual totals and median prices by month for 12 months. Annual totals for three years. Figures for the nation and four regions.

Single-Family Only for Printing (PDF: 28 KB)
Single-Family Only Spreadsheet for Database Work (MS Excel: 40 KB)

Map of Existing-Home Sales Regions

Condo and Co-op Sales and Prices

Current condo and co-op sales rates, actual totals and median prices by month for 12 months. Annual totals for three years. Figures for the nation and four regions.

Condo/Co-op Only for Printing (PDF: 26 KB)
Condo/Co-op Spreadsheet for Database Work (MS Excel: 37 KB)

Map of Existing-Home Sales Regions

Seasonally-Adjusted Historical Files

Each year, the National Association of Realtors revises Seasonal Adjustment Factors and Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate data with the February release of revised (final) December data. Data affected by this Annual Seasonal Factor revision includes national and regional data for: 

  • Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rates of Sales 
    • For Existing Homes, Single-family Homes, Condo/Co-op Homes 
  • Months Supply of Inventory 
    • For Existing Homes, Single-family Homes, Condo/Co-op Homes 

In the Annual Seasonal Factor revision, seasonally adjusted data and components affected by seasonally adjusted data for the past 3 years is revised (i.e. the 2017 release of revised December 2016 data will include revisions for 2014, 2015, and 2016). 

Revision data files from last year are currently available: 
Seasonally-Adjusted Historical Files (MS Excel: 58 KB)

Historical Information

Historical data can be purchased in the REALTOR® Store.

 

Questions?

 

If you have questions about this data, please email them to data@realtors.org.

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Next Release

Existing-Home Sales data release for November 2016 is scheduled for Wednesday, December 21, 2016.

The NAR Public Affairs Office issues a news release on or near the 25th of each month with the latest existing-home sales figures. The releases include analysis and quotes by NAR's Chief Economist Lawrence Yun regarding the sales volume, prices, inventory and interest rates.

NAR Research Data Release Dates

October Existing-Home Sales

See and share this infographic about existing-home sales in  October.

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