Monday, June 21, 2021

Housing Inventory June 21st Update: Inventory Increased Week-over-week

by Calculated Risk on 6/21/2021 10:57:00 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 18th, inventory was at 353 thousand (7 day average), compared to 690 thousand the same week a year ago.  That is a decline of 48.8%.

A week ago, inventory was at 342 thousand, and was down 51.0% YoY.  

Seasonally, inventory has bottomed.   Inventory was about 15.3% above the low in early April.

Mike Simonsen discusses this data regularly on Youtube.