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

Sales of previously owned houses in the United States went up 1.1 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million in May of 2017, following a downwardly revised 5.56 million in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 0.5 percent drop. Sales of single family houses went up 1 percent to 4.98 million after falling by 2.8 percent in the previous month and those of condos increased 1.6 percent to 0.64 million, following a flat reading in April. The median house price increased to an all-time high of $252,800 and the months' worth of supply went up to 4.2 percent from 4.1 percent. In addition, the number of houses available in the market increased to 1.96 million from 1.92 million in April. Existing Home Sales in the United States averaged 3902.01 Thousand from 1968 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7250 Thousand in September of 2005 and a record low of 1370 Thousand in March of 1970.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-24 02:00 PM Apr 5.57M 5.70M 5.65M 5.7M
2017-06-21 02:00 PM May 1.1% -2.5% -0.5% 0.6%
2017-06-21 02:00 PM May 5.62M 5.56M 5.55M 5.6M
2017-07-24 02:00 PM Jun 5.62M 5641.63%
2017-07-24 02:00 PM Jun 1.1% 5641.63%
2017-08-24 02:00 PM Jul 5620.38%




United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1168.00 1228.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1092.00 1156.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 610.00 593.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -3.30 0.70 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5620.00 5560.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -1.40 1.10 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.70 0.70 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 67.00 69.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.13 4.13 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 0.60 2.80 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.60 63.70 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 195.39 193.50 206.52 100.00 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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5620.00 5560.00 7250.00 1370.00 1968 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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existing home sales by Country

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Spain 26.63 Apr/17
Turkey 72547.00 Mar/17
United States 5620.00 May/17