Contracts to buy previously owned homes in the United States shrank 4.1 percent year-on-year in February of 2018, following an upwardly revised 4 percent drop in January. It is the biggest decline since June of 2014 as contracts fell in all main regions: Northeast (-5.1 percent), Midwest (-9.5 percent), South (-1.5 percent) and the West (-2.2 percent). Compared to the previous month, pending home sales increased 3.1 percent, rebounding from an upwardly revised 5 percent fall in January and beating forecasts of a 2.1 percent gain. Pending Home Sales in the United States averaged 1.03 percent from 2002 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 30.90 percent in October of 2009 and a record low of -24.30 percent in April of 2011.
|2018-01-31||03:00 PM||Pending Home Sales YoY||0.5%||0.8%||-0.2%||-0.3%|
|2018-02-28||03:00 PM||Pending Home Sales YoY||-3.8%||0.4%||0.4%|
|2018-03-28||02:00 PM||Pending Home Sales YoY||-4.1%||-4%||-0.2%||0.5%|
|2018-04-30||02:00 PM||Pending Home Sales YoY||-4.1%||-2.11%|
|2018-05-31||02:00 PM||Pending Home Sales YoY||-1.60%|
|2018-06-27||02:00 PM||Pending Home Sales YoY||-1.35%|