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 cooled in December but remained above year-over-year levels for the fourth consecutive month.
Next release: The Pending Home Sales release for January is scheduled for February 27, 2015, at 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time.
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: 24 KB)
For database work: PHSI Overview Chart (MS Excel: 35 KB)
U.S. Economic Outlook (PDF: 28 KB)
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