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Pending Home Sales Slide 2.6% in November

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Pending home sales declined in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Month-over-month contract activity fell in each of the four major U.S. regions. However, compared to a year ago
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Existing-Home Sales Decrease 2.5% in November

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Existing-home sales fell in November, snapping a five-month streak of month-over-month gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions either took a step back or held steady in terms
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NAR Responds as CFPB Unveils Long-Awaited Update to Qualified Mortgage Rule

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NAR President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday released its final qualified mortgage rule, replacing the QM patch before its scheduled expiration on January 10, 2021.
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Pending Home Sales Falter 2.2% in September

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Pending home sales experienced a minor decline in September after four consecutive months of contract activity growth, according to the National Association of Realtors®. While all four major U.S. regions recorded notable year-over-year increases
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Realtors® Expo: 2020 Market Was ‘Exceptional,’ Biden Homebuyer Credit Will Aid with Down Payments

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The housing industry has exceeded expectations for 2020 and the marketplace will continue to see home price and sales growth in the coming year, National Association of Realtors® Chief
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Property Managers Discuss Rental Assistance, Industry Challenges Brought by COVID-19

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As it continues to push for nationwide rental assistance programs, the National Association of Realtors® today welcomed representatives from the Institute of Real Estate Management to discuss how industry professionals are addressing rent
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Tech Leaders Discuss Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Real Estate Industry

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Artificial intelligence, also known as A.I., and automation technologies will have a growing influence on how real estate professionals and consumers buy and sell property, according to a group of technology and data experts who spoke at the 2020
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Metro Home Prices Increase in All Areas in Third Quarter of 2020

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Every metro area tracked by the National Association of Realtors® during the third quarter of 2020 saw home prices increase from a year ago, according to NAR’s latest quarterly report, released today.
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Existing-Home Sales Soar 9.4% to 6.5 Million in September

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Existing-home sales grew for the fourth consecutive month in September, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions witnessed month-over-month and year-over-year growth
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NAR Partners with Morgan Stanley to Deliver Financial Wellness and Planning Resources to Realtors

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The National Association of Realtors®, together with global financial services firm Morgan Stanley, announced today that it is offering investment guidance and other financial wellness
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NAR’s Second Century Ventures Selects Inaugural REACH Canada Class

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Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced Wednesday the companies selected for its inaugural REACH Canada program. Second Century Ventures is the most active global venture fund
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Existing-Home Sales Hit Highest Level Since December 2006

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Existing-home sales continued to climb in August, marking three consecutive months of positive sales gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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National Association of REALTORS® Promotes Shannon McGahn to Chief Advocacy Officer; Announces Retirement of...

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The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) today announced the retirement of Bill Malkasian, CAE, Chief Advocacy Officer and Senior Vice President of the Advocacy Group, and Joe Ventrone
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As CDC, White House Unveil Eviction Moratorium Executive Order, NAR Urges Immediate Congressional Action...

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National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta, along with CCIM and the Institute of Real Estate Management, released the following statement Tuesday evening in response
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Forsyth County, Georgia, Leads NAR’s Top “Work from Home” U.S. Counties List

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Forsyth County, Georgia, ranks as the top “Work from Home” county in the United States, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors® measuring several factors of increasing relevance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
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NAR Sr. VP of Talent Development and Resources Named a 2020 “Housing Wire Insider”

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Donna Gland, Senior Vice President of Talent Development and Resources at the National Association of Realtors®, has been named a “HousingWire Insider” for 2020. Each year, the real estate publication identifies 50 individuals
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Pending Home Sales Rise 5.9% in July

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Pending home sales in July achieved another month of positive contract activity, marking three consecutive months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors. Each of the four major regions saw gains in both month-over-month and year-over-year pending home sales transactions.
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Existing-Home Sales Continue Record Pace, Soar 24.7% in July

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Existing-home sales continued on a strong, upward trajectory in July, marking two consecutive months of significant sales gains, according to the National Association of Realtors
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New Refinancing Fee Could Roil Mortgage Market

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National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement in response to Wednesday’s announcement by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac of plans to impose a new 0.5% adverse-market fee
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Metro Home Prices Grow in 96% of Metro Areas in Second Quarter of 2020

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The overwhelming majority of the nation’s metro areas witnessed home prices rise in the second quarter of 2020, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors

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Pending Home Sales Slide 2.6% in November

Pending home sales declined in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Month-over-month contract activity fell in each of the four major U.S. regions. However, compared to a year ago

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