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Pending Home Sales Data Bad – Blamed on Weather, Credit, Affordability

Written by Steven Hansen The pending home sales index for January 2014 was released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) today, and our analysis suggests that February 2014 existing home sales again may not be good.

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January 2014 New Home Sales Mixed

Written by John Lounsbury and Steven Hansen New home sales data for January 2014 was mixed – the seasonally adjusted headlines are much prettier than the unadjusted data. This is an extremely volatile data series.

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Pending Home Sales Data Is Ugly

Written by Steven Hansen The pending home sales index for December 2013 was released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) today, and our analysis suggests that January 2014 existing home sales may be worse than December’s.

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December 2013 New Home Sales Disappointing

Written by John Lounsbury and Steven Hansen New home sales data for December 2013 declined – this data included some moderately negative backward revision. The data remains very noisy and needs to be averaged to make any sense of it.

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Pending Home Sales Index Suggests Slower December Existing Home Sales

Written by Steven Hansen The pending home sales index for November was released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) today, and our analysis suggests that December existing home sales may be worse than November’s.

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