It’s looking more and more like 2021 will be 2005

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“Prices are likely to increase massively over the next 6 months in these current circumstances” 

The Cromford Report (subcribers only)

The holiday weeks are always funky and it’s hard to compare them one year to the next. Next week the holidays will be long behind us and I’ll take the numbers more seriously. Nevertheless, it’s not looking good.

If we had a Federal Housing Bank (along the lines of the Federal Reserve Bank) they would be calling for an emergency meeting right now.

New Listings

The latest weeks always get revised up but even accounting for that, new listings hitting the market right now look scary low.

For Sale

The number of single-family houses for sale is down 59% from last year at this time. At least it’s stopped getting worse for one week.

Under Contract

Down a bit but still 20% above last year.


Only 13% higher than a year ago. That’s the lowest since September… that’s how hot the market has been.

Click graph to see the latest, full-size, interactive version.

This information can vary a lot in different parts of metro Phoenix. Your real estate agent can find the data for your specific city or zip code at The Cromford Report.