Chart of the Day: US Housing Supply & Prices vs. 2010

January 12, 2011

by Scott Sambucci


It’s easy to get fixated on today’s housing prices and today’s active inventory.  But, it’s a healthy exercise going into the new year to do some year-over-year comparisons of our most leading indicators to get some longer term perspective.  A look at both the Price of New Listings (black line, left axis) and Active Inventory (orange line, right axis) in this light:

Altos 20-City Composite: Year-over-year Price of New Listings and Active Inventory as of 1/12/11

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