April 2016 National Housing Report

April 15, 2016
The 2016 home buying season began in March with a 33.4% jump in sales from February among the 53 metro areas surveyed for the RE/MAX National Housing Report, which is a little better than the 31.0% seven-year average of February to March increases. 

March 2016 National Housing Report

March 17, 2016
As the popular home buying season approaches, February sales saw a jump from both January and last February. The year-over-year change was 4.8% and the increase over January was 5.8%, which is in line with the 5.2% average seen in each month of February since 2009.  

February 2016 National Housing Report

February 16, 2016
January home sales were 6.3% higher than those one year ago, about the same year-over-year increase seen in December. At the same time, anticipated seasonal trends resulted in 31.7% fewer sales in January than December. Since January 2009, the average drop in sales from December was 27.6%.

January 2016 RE/MAX National Housing Report

January 19, 2016
After two consecutive months with falling home sales, December roared back with 6.1% more sales than one year ago. On a month-over-month basis, December sales were much higher than expected at 22.5%. 

December 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

December 17, 2015
For only the third month in 2015, November home sales were lower than sales one year ago, although the drop was just 1.4%. Over the last eight years, November sales have fallen an average of 12% from the previous month, but this year the drop was nearly double that amount at 22.6%. 

November 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

November 19, 2015
Following the hottest summer selling season in years, October home sales cooled down 7.7% below sales in September, and 0.8% lower than October 2014. October and January were the only two months of the year that saw lower home sales than the same month last year.

October 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

October 15, 2015
After a hot summer selling season, September home sales followed an expected seasonal trend and cooled off 8.6% lower than August, but were still 6.8% higher than September 2014. The number of completed transactions was the highest seen in the month of September since the RE/MAX National Housing Report began collecting data in 2008. 

September 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

September 17, 2015
August home sales were 5.0% higher than August 2014 and were 27.6% greater than the sales in August 2008, the first month of the RE/MAX National Housing Report. Completed transactions in August were 11.4% lower than in July, which was the second best month for home sales since 2008. 

August 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

August 18, 2015
The number of July home sales was the highest of any July since the RE/MAX National Housing Report began in 2008 and the second highest of any month behind June. Completed transactions in July were 3.2% lower than in June, but 11.3% higher than sales in July 2014.

July 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

July 14, 2015
The number of June home sales was the highest of any month since the RE/MAX National Housing Report began in 2008. This year’s home sales have now experienced a five-month trend in which sales have been higher than both the previous month and the same month in the previous year.