United States Pending Home Sales  2002-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Contracts to buy previously owned homes in the United States rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, following a 0.6 percent drop in October. It is the first rise in five months and the highest since February. Contracts rose in the South (2.5 percent), the Northeast (1.1 percent) and the Midwest (0.8 percent) but fell in the West (-2.3 percent). Compared to the previous month, pending home sales edged up 0.2 percent, following a 3.5 percent jump in October and beating market expectations of a 0.4 percent decline. Pending Home Sales in the United States averaged 1.08 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 -0.6% -3.9% -2.7%
2017-12-27 03:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY 0.8% -0.6% 0.5%
2018-01-31 03:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY 0.8% 0.57%
2018-02-28 03:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY 0.42%
2018-03-28 02:00 PM Pending Home Sales YoY 0.50%


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1302.00 1303.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1192.00 1299.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 733.00 624.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 0.80 -0.60 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5810.00 5500.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.80 0.90 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 72.00 74.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Housing Index 0.50 0.50 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.33 4.23 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 4.10 8.30 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 203.84 203.44 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.90 63.70 69.20 62.90 percent [+]


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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 -0.60 30.90 -24.30 2002 - 2017 percent Monthly
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pending home sales by Country
Country Last
United States 0.80 Nov/17


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