“With ongoing job creation and some weather-delayed shopping activity, home sales should pick up, especially if inventory continues to...
Home owners who purchased a home within the past year scored five points lower on a real estate IQ test than those who had bought a home more than...
Realtor.com® has raised the nonmember pricing of its agent listing enhancement product, while REALTORS® will continue to receive a...
In one recent analysis, the median sales price of homes with green, eco-friendly features was $47,600 higher than for homes without any green...
For the first time in six weeks, applications for home purchases, viewed as a leading gauge for future home sales, fell, the Mortgage Bankers...
Fracking is being linked to declines in property values of up to 15 percent for nearby homes.
NAR President Gary Thomas shares his thoughts on President Obama's speech to REALTORS® about housing policy and housing finance reform.
WASHINGTON (August 6, 2013) –The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Gary Thomas:
“President Obama today outlined key principles of comprehensive housing finance reform during a speech in Phoenix. These principles closely mirror the outline presented by the National Association of Realtors® to the administration in early 2011. NAR believes these principles will contribute to the long-term... Read More
A new NAR e-mail campaign is expected to generate buzz among both consumers and REALTORS®.
Starting the week of July 23, 2012, a series of e-mails will be sent directly from NAR to all U.S. homeowners (approximately 75 million individuals), plus an additional 7 million renters who aspire to become homeowners.
In late July 2012, NAR launched a communications campaign using e-mails and browser ads to educate consumers about ways in which public policies affect homeownership in this country, and begin building a network of consumers to support homeownership issues. This page answers common questions about NAR’s consumer communications outreach efforts.
Q. What is the consumer e-mail campaign all about?
A. The campaign is part... Read More
In the March 12 edition of "Mondays with Moe," 2012 NAR President Moe Veissi invites one of NAR's most respected leaders and statesmen, 2001 NAR President Richard Mendenhall to share an inspirational story about General Schwarzkopf, and how he began his military career an infantry leader, but found himself in charge of an air patrol of helicopters. He knew he would have to raise the bar if he was going to succeed in his new position that he wasn't skilled in. Mendenhall then relates how this story is similar to what NAR President Moe Veissi is doing with the Rally to... Read More
In the March 5 edition of "Mondays with Moe," 2012 NAR President Moe Veissi announces that the website for the Rally to Protect the American Dream is now live. He encourages every member to go the site now to register, as well as every association to go to the site to request a bus to help bring members to the Rally.
In the February 21st edition of the President's Podcast, 2012 NAR President Moe Veissi discusses two important issues facing REALTORS®. First, he corrects misinformation that members may have heard about a 3.8 percent tax in the new health care law, and reiterates that it is not a transfer tax. Second, he provides an important update on the rally that REALTORS® are holding to protect the American Dream of Home Ownership on May 17th, 2012 in Washington, DC. He encourages everyone to attend to ensure that REALTORS®' voices will be heard.
A new study suggests placing greater focus on listing all of the features and architectural details of a home in your listing ads could be time...
The national average for days on the market is 102 days, but in some markets, many listings are on the market for a month or even less.
Citing constraints on credit and tight inventories, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have trimmed their housing expectations for this year.
An estimated 70 percent of association-governed communities are underfunded, according to a new report.