Housing Inventory April 26th Update: A Slight Decrease week-over-week

One of the key questions for 2021 is: Will inventory increase as the pandemic subsides, or will inventory decrease further in 2021?

Tracking inventory will be very important this year.

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This inventory graph is courtesy of Altos Research.

As of April 23rd, inventory was at 310 thousand (7 day average), compared to 746 thousand the same week a year ago.  That is a decline of 58%.
A week ago, inventory was at 312 thousand, and was down 58% YoY.  Seasonally, inventory might have bottomed two weeks ago at 307 thousand.

Mike Simonsen discusses this data regularly on Youtube.