October 2013 Pending Home Sales Continues to Forecast Slowing Home Sales

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

October 2013 Existing Home Sales Decline But Remain in 2013 Growth Trend Lines

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines for existing home sales say that sales growth declined in October month-over-month. Our analysis says sales were down compared to last month, with the three month rolling average declining but still within the growth rates seen in 2013.

Case-Shiller Home Prices Rise Above Expectations in August 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The non-seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller home price index (20 cities) for August 2013 (released today) showed the 15th consecutive monthly year-over-year gain in housing prices since the end of the housing stimulus in 2010.

September 2013 Existing Home Sales Remain in 2013 Growth Trend Lines

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines for existing home sales say that sales growth declined in September month-over-month. Our analysis says sales were stronger compared to last month, and overall growth remains relatively strong and in line with 2013 growth trends.