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Monday, February 22, 2021

Housing Inventory Feb 22nd Update: At Record Lows

by Calculated Risk on 2/22/2021 11:08:00 AM

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.

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This inventory graph is courtesy of Altos Research.

As of February 19th, inventory was at 337 thousand (7 day average), compared to 723 thousand the same week a year ago.  That is a decline of over 53%.

A week ago, inventory was at 344 thousand, and was down 53% YoY.  Seasonally inventory should bottom by early March.

Mike Simonsen discusses this data regularly on Youtube.