The Mortgage Banker's Association's weekly survey on mortgage applications. It has a seasonally-adjusted purchase index that tracks purchase loans. The figure shown in CR's latest post indicates that purchasing activity has been fairly stable since January of '04.Click here for the whole post.
The National Association of Home Builders's monthly House Market Index, which is based on surveys of home builders.
Wednesday, June 08, 2005
Housing Indicators (from Calculated Risk)
Calculated Risk lists a few indicators that he finds useful for "checking the pulse" of the housing market. They're worth tracking in the months to come: