The Pending Home Sales (PHS) index measures housing contract activity. It is based on signed real estate contracts for existing single-family homes, condos and co-ops.
Pending home sales declined in October but remained at a healthy level of activity and are above year-over-year levels for the second straight month.
Next release: Pending Home Sales for November is scheduled for December 31, 2014
The monthly index covers the past 12 months for the nation and four regions. The data includes seasonally adjusted as well as not seasonally adjusted figures.
For printing: PHSI Overview Chart (PDF: 17 KB)
For database work: PHSI Overview Chart (MS Excel: 35 KB)
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