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Monday, June 14, 2021

Housing Inventory June 14th Update: Inventory Increased Week-over-week

by Calculated Risk on 6/14/2021 10:42:00 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 June 11th, inventory was at 342 thousand (7 day average), compared to 698 thousand the same week a year ago.  That is a decline of 51.0%.

A week ago, inventory was at 329 thousand, and was down 53.3% YoY.  Seasonally, inventory has bottomed.  

Inventory was about 11.6% above the low in early April.

Mike Simonsen discusses this data regularly on Youtube.