Pending Home Sales Disappoints In April As Mortgage Rates Top 7.00%• https://www.zerohedge.com by Tyler Durden
Of course, as always NAR blames a lack of supply.. but does actually admit affordability is an issue
"Not all buying interests are being completed due to limited inventory," Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said in a statement.
"Affordability challenges certainly remain and continue to hold back contract signings, but a sizeable increase in housing inventory will be critical to get more Americans moving."
Faltering sales in the Northeast offset small increases in the rest of the country.
So is the housing market good, bad, or ugly?