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 rebounded in July and have now risen in four of the last five months.
Next release: Pending Home Sales for August is scheduled for September 29, 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 : September 2014 (PDF: 45 KB)