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Existing home sales pop the 2021 housing bubble boys

2021 home sales look to be higher than 2020 levels

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The National Association of Realtors reported existing home sales for August came in at a very tiny beat of estimates at 5,880,000. Now that we are a few days away from October, we can again say that the housing bubble boys and the forbearance crash bros have whiffed just as severely in 2021 as they did in 2020.

So far this year, every existing home sales print has been higher in 2021 than the closing level of sales in 2020, which was 5,640,000. Even with the unhealthy home price gains that we have seen in the last two years, more Americans have bought homes with mortgages in 2020 and 2021 than any single year from 2008-2019, and this looks perfectly normal with our current demographics.

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