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 rose slightly in September and are now above year-over-year levels for the first time in 11 months.
Next release: Pending Home Sales for October is scheduled for November 26, 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: 25 KB)
For database work: PHSI Overview Chart (MS Excel: 35 KB)
U.S. Economic Outlook : October 2014 (PDF: 44 KB)