Sales of previously owned houses in the US dropped 4.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.21 million in March 2019 from the previous month's 11-month high and compared to market expectations of a 3.8 percent fall. Sales of single family homes slumped 4.9 percent to 4.67 million, following a 12.6 percent jump in February, and sales of condos declined 5.3 percent to 0.54 million, after being unchanged in the previous month. The median house price increased to $259,400 from $250,100 in February and $249,800 a year earlier. The months' worth of supply went up to 3.9 from 3.6 in February. Year-on-year, existing home sales dropped 5.4 percent. Existing Home Sales in the United States averaged 3954.18 Thousand from 1968 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7250 Thousand in September of 2005 and a record low of 1370 Thousand in March of 1970.

Existing Home Sales in the United States is expected to be 5150.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Existing Home Sales in the United States to stand at 4900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Existing Home Sales is projected to trend around 4700.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-22 03:00 PM Existing Home Sales 4.99M 5.33M 5.25M 5.27M
2019-02-21 03:00 PM Existing Home Sales 4.94M 5M 5M 5.1M
2019-03-22 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales 5.51M 4.93M 5.1M 5M
2019-04-22 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales 5.21M 5.48M 5.3M 5.2M
2019-05-21 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales 5.21M
2019-06-21 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales
2019-07-23 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales 5.15M


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1288.00 1291.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1139.00 1142.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 692.00 662.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales -4.90 -2.60 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5210.00 5480.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 1.00 2.50 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.60 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 63.00 62.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.46 4.44 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -7.30 -3.50 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 212.41 212.88 213.83 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 64.40 69.20 62.90 percent [+]


United States Existing Home Sales

Existing Home Sales occurs when the mortgage is closed. Mortgage closing usually takes place 30-60 days after the sales contract is closed. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Existing Home Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Existing Home Sales - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5210.00 5480.00 7250.00 1370.00 1968 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Spain 34.90 Feb/19
Turkey 45802.00 Feb/19
United States 5210.00 Mar/19


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