Home sales fall 0.6 percent in March(Read article summary)
Home sales declined 0.6 percent in March according to the National Association of Realtors' Existing Home Sales report.
Today, the¬†National Association of Realtors¬†(NAR) released their¬†Existing Home Sales Report for¬†March showing a decrease in sales with total home sales declining 0.6% since February but still climbing 10.3% above the level seen in March 2012.¬†
Single family home sales also declined falling 0.2% from February but still rose 9.1% above the level seen in March 2012 while the median selling price increased a notable 12.1% above the level seen a year earlier.¬†
Inventory of single family homes increased from¬†February¬†to 1.69 million units dropping 16.3% below the level seen in¬†March 2012 which, along with the sales pace, resulted in a monthly supply of 4.7 months.¬†
The following charts (click for full-screen dynamic version) shows national existing single family home sales, median home prices, inventory and months of supply since 2005.¬†