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REALTOR® magazine (http://www.realtor.org/realtormag) is the official magazine of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and the business tool for real estate professionals.

The magazine advances real estate best practices, brings expert insight to significant trends, and provides REALTORS® with timely decision-making tools on business purchases and strategies.

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    Pending Home Sales Hold Steady in September

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pending home sales rose slightly in September and are now above year-over-year levels for the first time in 11 months, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

    Existing-Home Sales Rebound in September

    WASHINGTON (October 21, 2014) –- October 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — After a modest decline last month, existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year, according to the

    Realtors® Say QRM Rule Will Provide Clarity in Housing Finance Market, Benefit Consumers

    WASHINGTON – October 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown:

    Real Estate Firms Optimistic About Future of Industry

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 8, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Real estate firms are confident about the future growth and profitably of their industry, according to the 2014 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Real Estate Firms.

    Pending Home Sales Fall Slightly in August

    WASHINGTON – October 2, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pending home sales slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced declines except for the West, which rose for the fourth consecutive month

    2014 Realtor® Good Neighbor Award Winners Improve Lives, Communities

    WASHINGTON – October 2, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — For the past 15 years, the Good Neighbor Awards program has honored Realtors® who volunteer their time and energy to help strengthen their communities and better the lives of their neighbors. The five individuals recognized as this year’s REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Awards winners exemplify Realtors®’ commitment to serving their communities and helping the underprivileged

    Existing-Home Sales Slightly Lose Momentum in August as Investor Activity Declines

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — After four consecutive months of gains, existing-home sales slipped in August as investors paying in cash retreated from the market, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales increases in the Northeast and Midwest were outweighed by declines in the South and West.

    Realtors® President Calls on Policy Makers to Protect Middle Class Homeownership at Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Summit

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown delivered remarks about the ongoing obstacles to mortgage credit facing creditworthy buyers today at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s 2014 Housing Summit, Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy.

    Realtors® Welcome Secretary Julian Castro’s New Vision for HUD

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown: By making access to affordable homeownership the cornerstone of his vision for the future of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary Julian Castro is proving himself to be dedicated

    Pending Home Sales Pick Up in July

    WASHINGTON – August 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pending home sales rebounded in July and have now risen in four of the last five months, according

    Realtor® Award Finalists Selected for Their Dedication to Community Service

    WASHINGTON – August 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Realtors® has recognized 10 Realtors® as finalists for REALTOR® Magazine’s 2014 Good Neighbor Awards. This award honors Realtors® who help build communities, often supporting causes that enrich and improve neighborhoods and volunteering their time to better the lives and homes of community members

    NAR President Steve Brown and HUD Secretary Julián Castro Share Real Insights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Buying a home is one of the most significant personal and financial commitments most Americans ever make. To give today’s home buyers and sellers the information they need to succeed, the National Association of Realtors® has launched Real Insights

    Improving Economy Slowly Brightens Outlook for Commercial Real Estate

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The strong rebound in economic growth during the second quarter and ongoing job creation are gradually improving the outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

    Realtors® Say Attorney General Holder is Right – No One Should Pay Taxes on Phantom Income

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown:

    Existing-Home Sales Continue to Climb in July

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Existing-home sales increased in July to their highest annual pace of the year, and the ongoing decline in distressed sales reached an important milestone, according to

    NAR Announces Launch of .REALTOR Top-Level Domain

    WASHINGTON – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Realtors®’ new .REALTOR top-level domain will be available October 23, 2014 to members of NAR and the Canadian Real Estate Association.

    Realtors® Join FHFA in Georgia to Inform Homeowners about HARP Benefit

    ATLANTA – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — More than 34,000 Atlanta residents are potentially eligible to reduce their mortgage payments under the Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, according to Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt and the National Association of Realtors®, who are participating in a special town hall meeting in Atlanta today for community leaders and real estate professionals.

    Home-Price Gains Decelerate in Many Metro Areas during Second Quarter

    WASHINGTON – August 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter and national year-over-year price appreciation is now at its slowest pace since 2012, according

    New Credit Scoring Calculation Will Improve Access to Homeownership, Say Realtors®

    WASHINGTON – August 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown:

    Updater and zipLogix Partner to Simplify the Moving Process

    CHICAGO – July 29, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Updater and zipLogix, both investments of the National Association of Realtors®, announced a partnership to help real estate professionals streamline the moving process for their clients from within zipForm®. The technology collaboration will enable zipLogix users to seamlessly offer their clients Updater’s personalized and guided experience for completing moving-related tasks. Updater’s web application helps clients update their new address across all accounts and subscriptions, transfer utilities, forward mail with the U.S. Postal Service, and much more

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