In September, in the US secondary housing market, there was a decrease in sales for the sixth consecutive month. As reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the September figure compared to the previous month fell by 3.4% to the lowest since November 2015 value of 5,150,000 homes. The fall in sales significantly surpassed analysts' forecasts, who had expected the figure to decline by 1.3% in September. In annual terms, sales in the secondary housing market in the country decreased by 4.1%. At the same time, the average cost of a house has been growing for 79 months already. In September, a house in the United States cost an average of 258 thousand 100 dollars. Over the year, the figure rose by 4.2%.