Sales of previously owned houses in the US fell 0.4 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19 million in April 2019. It follows an unrevised 5.21 million and compares to market expectations of 5.35 million. Sales of single family homes dropped 1.1 percent to 4.62 million, after a 4.9 percent decline in March, while sales of condos rose 5.6 percent to 0.57 million, rebounding from a 5.3 percent fall in the prior month.The median house price increased to $267,300 from $259,700 in March and $257,900 a year earlier. The months' worth of supply went up to 4.2 from 3.8 in March. Year-on-year, existing home sales declined 4.4 percent. Existing Home Sales in the United States averaged 3956.19 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
2019-02-21 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 5.19M 5.21M 5.35M 5.29M
2019-06-21 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales 5.19M
2019-07-23 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales 5.15M
2019-08-21 02:00 PM Existing Home Sales


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1290.00 1288.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1235.00 1168.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 673.00 723.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales -1.20 -4.90 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5190.00 5210.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.90 0.70 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.60 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 66.00 63.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.33 4.40 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 2.40 -0.60 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 212.70 212.27 213.83 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.20 64.80 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5190.00 5210.00 7250.00 1370.00 1968 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Spain 34.60 Mar/19
Turkey 45802.00 Feb/19
United States 5190.00 Apr/19


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