As the weeks following the tax credit expiration unfold, buyer demand continues to slow. The 600 purchase agreements signed for the week ending May 29 were 34.6 percent below the previous year-the fourth consecutive week of year-over-year decline in Pending Sales.
Refreshed supply is also in decline, as New Listings posted a fifth consecutive week of year-over-year decline, landing at 1,474 for the most recent reporting week-a 5.9 percent decrease from a year ago.
Two other metrics for this week:
Days on Market - This stat continues its year-over-year downward trend, resting at 118 days for May 2010.
Percentage of Original List Price Received - This continues to grow, up 2.8 percent above last year at this time to 94.1 percent of the list price.