by Calculated Risk on 6/20/2022 09:42:00 AM
Altos reports inventory is up 18.5% year-over-year.
Inventory usually declines in the winter, and then increases in the spring. Inventory bottomed seasonally at the beginning of March 2022 and is now up 74% since then.
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This inventory graph is courtesy of Altos Research.
Inventory is still historically low. Compared to the same week in 2021, inventory is up 18.5% from 353 thousand, however compared to the same week in 2020 inventory is down 39.3% from 690 thousand. Compared to 3 years ago, inventory is down 56.5% from 963 thousand.
1. The seasonal bottom (happened on March 4th for Altos) ?
2. Inventory up year-over-year (happened on May 13th for Altos) ?
3. Inventory up compared to two years ago (currently down 39.3% according to Altos)
4. Inventory up compared to 2019 (currently down 56.5%).