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Realtor® Support for Association Health Plans Grows Nationally

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Over 200 state and local Realtor® associations from across the country have proclaimed their support for the National Association of Realtors®’ effort to protect access to association health plans.
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Pending Home Sales Bounce Back 1.1% in May

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Pending home sales increased in May, a positive variation from the minor sales dip seen in the previous month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major regions saw growth in contract activity
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Existing-Home Sales Ascend 2.5% in May

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Existing-home sales rebounded in May, recording an increase in sales for the first time in two months, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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Volunteering Works Program Announces 2019 Mentoring and Grant Recipients

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The National Association of Realtors® and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 11th annual Volunteering Works grants and mentoring program.
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National Association of Realtors® Applauds House Efforts to Advance NFIP Reforms

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John Smaby, President of the National Association of Realtors®, issued the following statement after the House Financial Services Committee voted Wednesday evening to advance the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019
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Realtors® Join with VA to Commemorate 24 Millionth Loan, 75th Anniversary of GI Bill

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This morning, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Department of Veterans Affairs welcomed more than 100 industry stakeholders and governments officials to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill.
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NAR Signs 100th Bilateral Partner; Increases Global Network

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The National Association of Realtors® is pleased to announce a new bilateral agreement with the Syndicat National des Professionnels Immobiliers (SNPI) (Real Estate Professionals Trade Union), a French institution with over 8,000 members, expanding its network of business partnerships around the world
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Existing-Home Sales Inch Back 0.4% in April

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Existing-home sales saw a minor decline in April, continuing March’s drop in sales, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Two of the four major U.S. regions saw a slight dip in sales, while the West saw growth and the Midwest essentially bore no changes last month.
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Second Century Ventures Announces 2019 Accelerator Class

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced its 2019 REACH® Class today. REACH® is a growth technology accelerator program helping launch companies into the real estate
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Affordability in the Top 10 Most Popular Markets for Millennials, According to NAR

A wide range of factors contribute to why millennials decide to move to certain areas, remain for an extended period or choose to relocate shortly after their arrival. Job market and affordability in the given location are two of the main reasons that impact millennials the most
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Realtors® Report Value in Promoting Green Features in Both Residential and Commercial Listings

With Earth Day right around the corner, members of the National Association of Realtors® are doubling down on their commitment to promote environmentally friendly home features
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Existing-Home Sales Slide 4.9% in March

Existing-home sales retreated in March, following February’s surge of sales, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw a drop-off in sales
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Realtors® Applaud Senate Confirmation of Mark Calabria to Lead FHFA

NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Dr. Mark Calabria as the next FHFA Director this afternoon. "The National Association of Realtors® applauds the U.S. Senate for today confirming Dr. Mark Calabria as the next Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency
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WHAT THEY’RE SAYING: Senators, Industry Leaders Comment on GSE Reform

As the Senate Banking Committee solicited feedback on Chairman Mike Crapo's plan to restructure America's housing finance system at multiple hearings last week, industry consensus surrounding the principles of reform began to emerge.
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NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after District Court of Columbia Judge...

One in six Gen Xers purchased a multi-generational home, overtaking younger boomers as the generation most likely to do so; with 52 percent of those Gen X buyers indicating that they did so because their adult children have either moved back or never left home.
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Realtors® Denounce Federal Court Decision to Strike Down AHP Expansion

NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after District Court of Columbia Judge John Bates struck down a Department of Labor attempt to expand association health plans earlier this week.
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Realtors® Respond as Trump White House Calls for Plan to End Conservatorship

This week, the Senate Banking Committee advanced conservations on GSE reform by welcoming various housing industry leaders to testify before their committee, including NAR President-Elect Vince Malta. Also on Wednesday, the White House announced that President Trump
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Existing-Home Sales Surge 11.8 Percent in February

Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in February, experiencing the largest month-over-month gain since December 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors
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Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor®...

New findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey show that more Americans believe that now is a good time to purchase a home. Consumer opinions about home buying bounced back
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More Than 80 Percent of Realtors® Say Staged Houses Help Buyers Visualize Them as...

As the spring home buying season kicks off, a new survey from the National Association of Realtors® shows that 83 percent of buyers' agents say that staging

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NAR Identifies 10 Markets Expected to Outperform Over the Next Three...

The National Association of Realtors® identified 10 markets expected to outperform over the next three to five years. In alphabetical order, the markets are

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