New home contract cancellations on the rise

by | Jul 21, 2022 | Saul's Insights | 0 comments

From the desk of Economist Elliot F. Eisenberg, Ph.D. some news about real estate contracts falling out of escrow:

Contract Cancellations

Last month, new home contract cancellations hit 14.5%, their highest level in years outside of 4/20’s Covid-tainted peak of 16.5% and are 30% above their seasonally adjusted pre-Covid rate. Similarly, the percentage of pending-home sales that fell out of contract in June hit 14.9%, their highest level in years excluding the Covid-19 induced 3/20 peak of 17.6% and are 20% above the pre-Covid rate of about 12.5%.


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