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Thursday, June 13, 2024 Reports Active Inventory Up 36.0% YoY

by Calculated Risk on 6/13/2024 05:55:00 PM

What this means: On a weekly basis, reports the year-over-year change in active inventory and new listings. On a monthly basis, they report total inventory. For April, reported inventory was up 35.2% YoY, but still down almost 34% compared to April 2017 to 2019 levels. 

 Now - on a weekly basis - inventory is up 36.0% YoY. has monthly and weekly data on the existing home market. Here is their weekly report: Weekly Housing Trends View—Data for Week Ending June 8, 2024
Active inventory increased, with for-sale homes 36.0% above year-ago levels

For the 31st straight week, there were more homes listed for sale versus the prior year, giving homebuyers more options. This past week, the inventory of homes for sale grew by 36.0% compared with last year. This growth in inventory is primarily driven by housing markets in the South, which saw a 47.2% year-over-year increase in inventory in May.

New listings—a measure of sellers putting homes up for sale—were up this week, by 8.0% from one year ago

Seller activity continued to climb annually last week, accelerating compared to the previous two weeks’ growth. With recent mortgage rates fluctuating around 7%, potential sellers are closely monitoring these changes and adjusting their listing decisions accordingly.
Realtor YoY Active ListingsHere is a graph of the year-over-year change in inventory according to

Inventory was up year-over-year for the 31st consecutive week.  

However, inventory is still historically low.

New listings remain below typical pre-pandemic levels although up year-over-year.