Second-Quarter 2010 Metro Area Home Prices, State Resales

The latest figures on metropolitan area home prices have been released by NAR and they show that a growing number of metropolitan areas experienced price gains from a year ago. At the same time, many states posted healthy gains in home sales from the second quarter of 2009.
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Measuring Existing-Home Sales and Median Prices

NAR Research tracks existing-home sales and median home prices on a monthly and quarterly (see above) basis. In this month’s Using NAR Research, we take a look at how those data are calculated, the meaning of “seasonal adjustment,” and the differences between a mean and a median.
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Housing Markets: Supply, Demand, and Current Issues

Every month the press is filled with commentary on the latest housing market figures. Some of the stories would benefit from additional perspective. In our Behind the Numbers column, we focus on some of the housing market issues in the news: supply, demand, and the outlook.
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