Inman Handbook on pending home sales
Pending sales numbers are one of the most ubiquitous forms of data in real estate. They have their limits, but are also key to making sense of the housing business
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 1
Housing crunch to blame for third month of pending-home sales dips
Despite the modest slide, the National Association of Realtors' pending home sale index hit an all-time high for the month of November, it was announced Wednesday
by Patrick Kearns Dec 30
Too hot to move: Housing market stalls with no relief ahead
Residential housing starts are not picking up
by Marian McPherson Sep 27
NAR: Pending home sales plummet for third consecutive month
Low inventory levels have sidetracked the spring buying season and dampened financial and economic confidence
by Marian McPherson Jun 28
Pending home sales once again hindered by inventory
Buyer foot traffic and interest aren't translating into more contract activity
by Marian McPherson May 31
Meager listings prompt pending home sales slip
Contract signing activity remains high and the small drop is not for lack of demand
by Marian McPherson Apr 27
Homes are selling 8 days faster this spring, says
Prices are booming, but that isn't stopping inventory from flying on and off the market
by Marian McPherson Mar 31
Would-be buyers kept at bay as pending home sales slide in January
NAR's index dipped to its lowest level in a year
by Marian McPherson Feb 27
Pending home sales close 2016 slightly up from 2015
December's PHSI jumped 1.6 percentage points from November and 0.3 percent from December 2015
by Marian McPherson Jan 30
A rollercoaster
The latest numbers on soon-to-close homes show an anemic month
by Marian McPherson Dec 28
A woman sitting on the edge of a cliff
After a dip in August, pending home sales are back on their (rising) track
by Marian McPherson Oct 27
An array of wooden spikes
The West and South witnessed the largest immediate gains in contract signings
by Caroline Feeney May 26
Pending home sales: Low rates mitigating home price 'sting'
March's PHSI shows a promising spring buying season -- NAR chief economist explains why
by Marian McPherson Apr 27
In March, existing-home sales 'came back in force' across the country
Pending home sales spring forward, boost inventory
NAR's Pending Home Sales Index made promising strides in February, and the increased supply for buyers could affect home prices
by Marian McPherson Mar 28