United States Pending Home Sales  2002-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Contracts to buy previously owned homes in the United States fell 3.5 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, following an upwardly revised 2.8 percent drop in August. Contracts fell in all four regions of the country: the Northeast (-2.4 percent), the Midwest (-2.5 percent), the west (-2.9 percent) and the South (-5 percent). Compared to the previous month, pending home sales were flat, remaining at the lowest level in about 1-1/2 years and worse than market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. Pending Home Sales in the United States averaged 1.10 percent from 2002 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 30.90 percent in October of 2009 and a record low of -24.30 percent in April of 2011.

United States Pending Home Sales
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-31 02:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY -1.3% 0.3% -1.8%
2017-09-27 02:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY -2.6% -1.3% -1%
2017-10-26 02:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY -3.5% -2.8% -1.9%
2017-11-29 03:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY -3.5% 2.7%


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1297.00 1225.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1290.00 1135.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 667.00 561.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -3.50 -2.80 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5390.00 5350.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.30 0.10 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.70 0.40 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 70.00 68.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.18 4.18 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 3.10 0.00 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.90 63.70 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 202.87 202.02 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]


United States Pending Home Sales

Pending Home Sales Index is based on sales of existing homes where the contract has been signed but the transaction has not been closed. The index is based on a large national sample, typically representing about 20 percent of transactions for existing-home sales. An index of 100 is equal to the average level of contract activity during 2001, which was the first year to be examined. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Pending Home Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Pending Home Sales - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.50 -2.80 30.90 -24.30 2002 - 2017 percent Monthly
Volume Index, SA




pending home sales by Country
Country Last
United States -3.50 Sep/17