National market update
Existing-Home Sales Rise in June as Home Prices Surpass July 2006 Peak
WASHINGTON (July 22, 2015) — Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in over eight years, while the cumulative effect of rising demand and limited supply helped push the national median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced sales gains in June and have now risen above year-over-year levels for six consecutive months.Read more
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National housing indicators
Existing home sales (July) 5.49 millions units*
Existing home median price (July) $236,400
Housing Starts (July) 1.174 millions units*
New home sales (July) 0.546 millions units*
*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
National economic indicators
The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2015 was 63.4 percent, down 1.3 (+/- 0.4) percentage points from the second quarter 2014 rate of 64.7 percent. The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South and West were lower than the rates in the second quarter 2014.
New home sales
Sales of new single-family houses in June 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 482,000. This is 6.8 percent (+/- 12.5%)* below the revised May 2015 estimate of 517,000.
Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
Regional market updates
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Click on the links below to view data from two different industry sources. Choose information on local prices & state sales from any of 150 metropolitan housing markets prepared by the National Association of REALTORS® or information on sales & price activity from local area markets in 25 states prepared by Clarus MarketMetrics.
Local Prices & State Sales
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Existing Home Statistics
View statistics based on national data, regional data and data gathered from 159 cities & metropolitan areas.
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- Existing Single Family Home Sales
- Sales Price of Existing Single-Family Homes
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- Sales Price of Existing Condo/Co-op Homes
Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.