Housing Inventory May 31st Update: Inventory Increased 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 May 28th, inventory was at 327 thousand (7 day average), compared to 719 thousand the same week a year ago.  That is a decline of 54.5%.
A week ago, inventory was at 324 thousand, and was down 55.3% YoY.  Seasonally, inventory has bottomed.  
Inventory was about 6.7% above the low in early April.
Mike Simonsen discusses this data regularly on Youtube.