Archive for National Association of Realtors

Pending Homes Sales Remain Sluggish

Posted by Michael Bates on September 01, 2017

Pending homes sales fell in July for the fourth time in five months, as only the West saw an increase in contract activity, according to the National Association of Realtors. NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator based [Read More]

Existing-Home Sales Down 1.3 Percent in July

Posted by Michael Bates on August 25, 2017

Listings in July typically went under contract in under 30 days for the fourth consecutive month because of high buyer demand, but existing-home sales ultimately pulled back as large declines in the Northeast and Midwest outweighed sales increases in the [Read More]

NAR: Homeowners Confident in Selling; Renters Losing Confidence in Buying

Posted by Amanda Fava on June 26, 2017

Existing housing inventory has declined year over year each month for two straight years, but new consumer findings from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) offer hope that the growing number of homeowners who think now is a good time [Read More]

NAR: Pending Home Sales Rebounded In December

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 30, 2017

Solid increases in the South and West offset weakening activity in the Northeast and Midwest, as pending home sales increased 1.6% to an index score of 109.0 in December – up from 107.3 in November, according to the National Association [Read More]

NAR: Existing-Home Sales Jumped In March

Posted by Patrick Barnard on April 20, 2016

Existing-home sales, including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, were at an adjusted annual rate of 5.55 million in March – a jump of 5.1% compared with 5.07 million in February, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Strengthened [Read More]

NAR: Existing-Home Sales Fell In February

Posted by Patrick Barnard on March 21, 2016

After increasing to the highest annual rate in six months, existing-home sales in February dropped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.08 million, a decrease of 7.1% from 5.47 million in January, according to the National Association of Realtors [Read More]