Existing Home Sales Increase 2.3% for July 2012 While the Shadow Inventory Lurks

The NAR released their July 2012 Existing Home Sales. Existing home sales increased 2.3% from last month and inventories are down to a measly 6.4 months of supply. Existing homes sales have increased 10.4% from July of last year. Volume was 4.47 million, annualized against June's 4.37 million annualized existing home sales.