United States Existing Home Sales  1968-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Sales of previously owned houses in the United States slumped 2.8 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5490 thousand in December of 2016, below market expectations of 5520 thousand. Sales of condos shrank 10.3 percent to 610 thousand and those of single family homes fell 1.8 percent to 4880 thousand. The average price declined 0.9 percent, the months’ worth of supply went down to 3.6 from 3.9 and the supply of houses on the market decreased to 1.65 million, the lowest since 1999. The November figure was revised up to 5650 thousand from 5610 thousand. Considering full 2016, sales increased to 5.45 million units from 5.25 million in 2015 and the highest since 2006. Existing Home Sales in the United States averaged 3887.52 Thousand from 1968 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 7250 Thousand in September of 2005 and a record low of 1370 Thousand in March of 1970.

United States Existing Home Sales
Receive the next reported value for United States Existing Home Sales in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Please Paste this Code in your Website
Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-21 03:00 PM Nov 5.61M 5.57M 5.5M 5.2M
2017-01-24 03:00 PM Dec 5.49M 5.65M 5.52M 5.6M
2017-01-24 03:00 PM Dec -2.8% 3.3% -1.1% -0.2%
2017-02-22 03:00 PM Jan 5.49M 5.55M 5.6M
2017-02-22 03:00 PM Jan -2.8% 1% 0.6%
2017-03-22 03:00 PM Feb 5.6M




United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1285.00 1228.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1246.00 1279.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 536.00 598.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 0.30 -0.40 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5490.00 5650.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.20 0.90 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.50 0.30 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 65.00 67.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.32 4.35 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -3.70 2.30 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.70 63.50 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 192.14 191.77 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]



United States Existing Home Sales Notes

Existing Home Sales occurs when the mortgage is closed. Mortgage closing usually takes place 30-60 days after the sales contract is closed. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Existing Home Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Existing Home Sales - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5490.00 5650.00 7250.00 1370.00 1968 - 2016 Thousand Monthly
SA



Last
Ireland 3271.00 Dec/16
Spain 24.39 Dec/16
Turkey 69188.00 Nov/16
United States 5490.00 Dec/16