Pending home sales down annually for 17th straight month

The Pending Home Sales Index ticked up from April to May by 1.1 percent but remains 0.7 percent below 2018 levels.

Pending home sales have fallen for eight months in a row

Pending home sales dropped 2.3 percent in August — the eighth consecutive month of annualized declines, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Pending home sales up by 0.5 percent in December

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator that tracks home sales in which a contract is signed but the sale has not yet closed, increased 0.5 percent in the month of December to 110.1 from an upwardly revised 109.6 in November …

Pending home sales made small gain in November

NAR’s pending home sales index increased 0.2 percent in the month of November to 109.5 as buyer competition remains fierce …

Home sales closing out 2015 with a whimper

Still struggling to find the right home in a competitive housing market, buyers aren’t flocking to close sales like they were in the spring, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) noted in its latest Pending Home Sales Index. Pending home sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, have hit a plateau thanks to persisting supply constraints and affordability concerns, NAR said …

Home sales ride out stock market roller coaster

Despite the recent volatility of the stock market, the U.S. economy is growing and the job market continues to improve, and home sales are holding steady, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) for July …