TABLE-U.S. Dec pending home sales fall 4.3 pct

Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:59am EST

Jan 28 (Reuters) - National Association of Realtors monthly index of pending sales of existing U.S. homes, seasonally adjusted.

Dec Nov NovPrev Dec'11 Pending index 101.7 106.3 106.4 95.1

Dec Nov Prev Dec'12/11 Pct change -4.3 +1.6 +1.7 +6.9

Pending home sales indices by region, adjusted:

Dec Nov Dec'11 Northeast 78.8 83.3 72.7 Midwest 104.8 103.9 91.6 South 111.5 116.8 101.3 West 101.0 110.0 106.6

FORECAST:

Reuters survey of Wall Street economists forecast:

U.S. Dec. pending home sales +0.3 pct

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