March Pending Home Sales Tumble by Nearly 21%

As expected, March pending home sales fell as the early effects of the coronavirus pandemic took hold, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday.

March Existing Home Sales Fall—But Worst Is Yet to Come

After a promising start to the spring home-buying season, existing home sales tumbled in March to a nearly five-year low, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday—and because of the coronavirus pandemic, the outlook for April isn’t any better.

February Pending Homes Sales Up 2.4%

Pending home sales rose for the second straight month in February—perhaps one last lagging indicator before the coronavirus fallout—the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday.

December Pending Home Sales Down 5%

Pending home sales fell in December, falling back after increasing slightly in November, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday, as all four major regions reported a drop in month-over-month contract activity.

November Existing Home Sales Drop 1.7%

Existing home sales fell in November, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday, putting a damper on what had otherwise been a strong month for housing market performance.