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Monday, March 22, 2021

Housing Inventory March 22nd Update: At Record Lows

by Calculated Risk on 3/22/2021 01:31:00 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.

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This inventory graph is courtesy of Altos Research.

As of March 19th, inventory was at 316 thousand (7 day average), compared to 738 thousand the same week a year ago.  That is a decline of 57%.

A week ago, inventory was at 317 thousand, and was down 57% YoY.  Seasonally, inventory should bottom soon.

Mike Simonsen discusses this data regularly on Youtube.