Friday, October 21, 2016

Existing Home Sales Report: September 2016

This week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Existing Home Sales Report for September showing an increase with total home sales rising 3.2% since August climbing 0.6% above the level seen a year earlier.

Single family home sales also rose with sales climbing 4.1% from August rising 0.6% above the level seen a year earlier while the median selling price increased 5.6% over the same period.

Inventory of single family homes increased, rising 1.1% from August to 1.80 million units, falling 7.2% below the level seen in September 2015 which, along with the sales pace, resulted in a monthly supply of 4.4 months.

The following charts (click for full-screen dynamic version) shows national existing single family home sales, median home prices, inventory and months of supply.