U.S. August Existing Home Sales by Region

Following is a regional breakdown of U.S. existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors.

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                      Aug.     July     June      May    April    March     Feb.
                      2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                     ---------Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (Millions)--------
Total sales          5.030    4.670    4.840    4.810    5.000    5.090    4.920
 Northeast           0.770    0.750    0.730    0.770    0.790    0.800    0.770
 Midwest             1.090    1.050    1.040    1.030    1.090    1.060    1.050
 South               1.940    1.840    1.870    1.850    1.950    1.970    1.840
 West                1.230    1.040    1.190    1.160    1.170    1.260    1.260
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Available for sale   3.577    3.686    3.717    3.646    3.759    3.520    3.498
Months supply          8.5      9.5      9.2      9.1      9.0      8.3      8.5
                      ------------------Monthly Percent Change------------------
Total sales           7.7%    -3.5%     0.6%    -3.8%    -1.8%     3.5%    -8.9%
 Northeast            2.7%     2.7%    -5.2%    -2.5%    -1.3%     3.9%    -7.2%
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                      Aug.     July     June      May    April    March     Feb.
                      2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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 Midwest              3.8%     1.0%     1.0%    -5.5%     2.8%     1.0%    -8.7%
 South                5.4%    -1.6%     1.1%    -5.1%    -1.0%     7.1%   -10.2%
 West                18.3%   -12.6%     2.6%    -0.9%    -7.1%     0.0%    -8.0%
Available for sale   -3.0%    -0.8%     1.9%    -3.0%     6.8%     0.6%     3.8%
                  --------------------Not Seasonally Adjusted-------------------
Average price     $216,800 $220,400 $226,000 $217,600 $210,200 $207,300 $202,300
 Northeast        $283,800 $287,000 $295,000 $281,500 $275,800 $270,200 $268,200
 Midwest          $175,000 $178,700 $178,800 $169,700 $164,500 $158,700 $153,900
 South            $194,400 $198,700 $203,200 $192,400 $186,100 $182,100 $178,000
 West             $244,100 $246,100 $258,900 $257,900 $244,000 $247,700 $238,900
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Median Price      $168,300 $171,200 $175,600 $169,300 $161,100 $159,800 $156,100
 Northeast        $244,100 $245,600 $258,300 $241,500 $235,800 $232,800 $230,200
 Midwest          $141,700 $145,700 $145,400 $138,800 $131,600 $126,200 $121,100
 South            $151,000 $152,600 $154,800 $148,100 $142,000 $137,900 $135,700
 West             $189,400 $191,600 $205,900 $206,200 $191,300 $195,200 $189,500
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                      Aug.     July     June      May    April    March     Feb.
                      2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                     -------------------Yearly Percent Change-------------------
Average price        -4.0%    -4.9%    -1.7%    -1.5%    -3.3%    -3.4%    -3.1%
 Northeast           -2.8%    -3.7%     1.3%     3.8%    -0.6%    -1.6%    -6.3%
 Midwest             -3.4%    -3.6%    -4.0%    -3.1%    -1.0%    -2.7%    -2.3%
 South               -1.3%    -1.7%    -0.9%    -1.8%    -2.2%    -3.4%    -0.2%
 West                -8.6%   -10.3%    -3.0%    -4.8%    -7.4%    -5.9%    -3.7%
Median Price         -5.1%    -6.0%    -4.0%    -3.0%    -6.5%    -5.8%    -5.2%
 Northeast           -5.1%    -6.8%     2.0%     6.1%    -3.0%    -3.0%    -9.5%
 Midwest             -3.5%    -3.3%    -6.7%    -6.8%    -6.3%    -7.1%    -6.1%
 South               -0.8%    -2.2%    -2.8%    -3.8%    -4.6%    -6.8%    -3.1%
 West               -13.0%   -14.5%    -6.2%    -6.3%   -11.7%    -9.8%    -5.5%
                  --------------------Not Seasonally Adjusted-------------------
Total sales          0.502    0.458    0.515    0.457    0.437    0.402    0.295
 Northeast           0.082    0.085    0.079    0.070    0.066    0.059    0.048
 Midwest             0.108    0.104    0.114    0.104    0.093    0.085    0.063
 South               0.195    0.173    0.196    0.172    0.169    1.560    1.130
 West                0.117    0.096    0.126    0.111    0.109    0.102    0.071
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                      Aug.     July     June      May    April    March     Feb.
                      2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                     -------------------Yearly Percent Change-------------------
Total sales          21.3%    17.1%    -7.2%   -13.1%   -16.3%    -6.3%    -1.7%
 Northeast           12.3%    16.4%   -16.8%   -11.4%   -29.8%   -11.9%    -7.7%
 Midwest             30.1%    25.3%   -13.0%   -20.0%   -22.5%   -14.1%    -6.0%
 South               19.6%    15.3%    -4.4%   -11.8%   -11.5%    -2.5%     0.9%
 West                23.2%    12.9%     1.6%    -9.0%    -6.8%    -1.0%     2.9%
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NOTE: Seasonally adjusted figures are expressed at an annual rate.
Northeast consists of: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Midwest consists of: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri,
Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
South consists of: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, DC, Florida, Georgia,
Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, 
South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
West consists of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho,
Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

SOURCE: National Association of Realtors

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