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US Pending Home Sales Are Down Most Since 2011 YoY (Ex-COVID) 

  • This is the 8th monthly drop in the last 9, leaving sales down 22.5% YoY.  Aside from the COVID lockdown, this is the biggest YoY drop since April 2011
  • Aside from the COVID lockdown crash, this is the weakest Pending Home Sales Index level since Oct 2011
  • Contract signings decreased in three of four regions, led by a 2.7% drop in the Midwest. Pending home sales rose in the West.
  • Pending home sales are often looked to as a leading indicator of existing-home purchases given properties typically go under contract a month or two before they’re sold.