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Pending Home Sales Bounce Back 8.0% in May

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Pending home sales rebounded strongly in May, reaching the highest reading ever for the month of May since 2005, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four U.S. regions registered both month-over-month increases and year-over-year gains for pending home
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Existing-Home Sales Decline 2.7% in April

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Existing-home sales waned in April, marking three straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All but one of the four major U.S. regions witnessed month-over-month drops in home sales, but each registered double-digit year-over-year gains for April
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Pending Home Sales Drop 4.4% in April

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Pending home sales took a step backward in April, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four U.S. regions recorded year-over-year increases, but only the Midwest witnessed month-over-month gains in terms of pending home sales contract transactions.
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Pending Home Sales Grow 1.9% in March

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Pending home sales increased in March, snapping two consecutive months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All but one of the four major U.S. regions experienced month-over-month gains in March
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Millennials Dominate Buying Market, Generation Z Now Active Buyers, Says NAR Report

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The popularity of multigenerational homes increased over the last year, as a rising number of homebuyers purchased larger residences compared to prior years, including millennials
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NAR Thanks Biden Administration for Commitment to Housing in Infrastructure Proposal

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National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement on Wednesday thanking the Biden administration for emphasizing housing availability and broadband
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NAR Identifies the Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Markets for 2021

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The National Association of Realtors® identified the top 10 commercial real estate markets for 2021. In alphabetical order, the markets are: Austin-Round Rock, Texas
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Pending Home Sales Retreat 2.8% in January, but Climb From Last Year

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Pending home sales took a step backward in January as inventory constraints continue to hold back prospective buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors
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All Metro Areas Saw Home Prices Rise During Fourth Quarter of 2020

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Every metro area tracked by the National Association of Realtors® through the fourth quarter of 2020 witnessed home prices grow from a year ago, according to NAR's
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Pending Home Sales Inch Back 0.3% in December

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Despite dropping slightly in the last month of 2020, the latest pending home sales registered as the highest ever recorded in the month of December, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The decrease marks the fourth consecutive month
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Existing-Home Sales Rise 0.7% in December, Annual Sales See Highest Level Since 2006

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Existing-home sales rose in December, with home sales in 2020 reaching their highest level since 2006, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Activity in the major regions was mixed on a month-over-month basis
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Realtors® Call for 2021 Applications for its Volunteering Works Grant and Mentoring Program

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For 12 years, the National Association of Realtors® has given Realtors® who have demonstrated a commitment to public service an opportunity to enhance their charitable work
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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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Pending Home Sales Bounce Back 8.0% in May

Pending home sales rebounded strongly in May, reaching the highest reading ever for the month of May since 2005, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four U.S. regions registered both month-over-month increases and year-over-year gains for pending home

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