Pending Home Sales« Back to Glossary Index
The measurement of signed real estate contracts for existing co-ops, condos, and single-family homes.
This data can be used as a leading indicator of future home-sales as signed contracts are not counted until the final closing transactions have been made. On average, this happens 1 or 2 months later.
This data is release the first week of every month by the National Association of Realtors.
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