Historical: U.S. NAR: Pending Home Sales Index

Pending U.S. home sales data from the National Association of Realtors.

Pending sales are a leading indicator for sales of existing homes. The NAR's research indicates that more than 80% of pending sales are completed within two months, and most of the remainder within four.

  • Coverage: OMB-defined metropolitan statistical areas and micropolitan areas
  • Variables: 79 series beginning in the first quarter of 2001, indexed to that year
  • Periodicity: Monthly
  • Updates: Monthly