There is no question that the real estate market commercial and resdidential are improving. It is more important to look at longer term trends than one month. That is not to say that following daily or monthly numbers is not wise. It is just that short term numbers will be affected by a lot of different factors. Perhaps it is best to focus on your individual needs with an eye toward understanding the market trends. Traditionally people have expertise in a particular area or niche. A real estate professional follows the market on a daily basis and is a great source of information to help you make the correct decisions. Information is good as long as it does not become and overload that causes paralysis. Pick a  professional partner to help you trough the process and it will be more enoyable and productive.