Monday, January 04, 2021

Housing Inventory: Starting the Year at Record Lows

by Calculated Risk on 1/04/2021 04:57:00 PM

One of the key questions for 2021 is: Will inventory increase as the pandemic subsides, or will inventory decrease further in 2021?

Tracking inventory will be very important this year, and I'll be using some weekly sources.

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This inventory graph is courtesy of Altos Research.


According to inventory is at 420 thousand (7 day average), compared to 764 thousand the same week a year ago.

Mike Simonsen discusses this data every Monday on Youtube.  Mike focuses on inventory this week, and also discussed how many houses are being rented.