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Existing-Home Sales Rose 3.1% in January

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Existing-home sales grew in January, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales accelerated in the Midwest, South and West, and remained steady in the Northeast. Year-over-year, sales improved in the
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NAR Hosts Policy Forum to Address Challenges Facing Home Buyers

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The National Association of Realtors® hosted a policy forum Thursday at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. entitled American Dream Deferred: How Can We Keep Homeownership
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More Than 85% of Metro Areas Registered Home Price Increases in Fourth Quarter of...

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More than 85% of metro markets (189 out of 221) registered home price increases in the fourth quarter of 2023 as the 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped from 7.79% to 6.61%, according to
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Existing-Home Sales Slid 1.0% in December

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Existing-home sales retreated in December, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales slipped in the Midwest and South, rose in the West and were unchanged in the Northeast. All four regions
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Pending Home Sales Recorded No Change in November

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Pending home sales in November were identical to those in October, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Northeast, Midwest and West posted monthly gains in
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Existing-Home Sales Expanded 0.8% in November, Ending Five-Month Slide

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Existing-home sales grew in November, breaking a streak of five consecutive monthly declines, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions
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NAR Welcomes Freddie Mac’s Expansion of Condo Project Advisor Tool

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National Association of Realtors® President Tracy Kasper issued the following statement after Freddie Mac announced(link is external) an important expansion of its Condo Project Advisor tool
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Pending Home Sales Fell 1.5% in October

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Pending home sales dropped 1.5% in October, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Northeast posted a monthly gain in transactions while the Midwest, South and West all recorded losses. All four U.S. regions noted year-over-year
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Existing-Home Sales Receded 4.1% in October

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Existing-home sales dropped in October, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales slid in the Northeast, South and West but were unchanged in the Midwest. All four regions experienced year-over-year sales
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NAR Finds Typical Home Buyer’s Annual Household Income Climbed to Record High of $107,000...

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Buyer income annual increase of 22% is largest on record (from $88,000 in 2022 report); down payments jumped to highest percentages in two decades
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12,000 Realtors® to “Own the Moment” at NAR NXT Annual Conference & Expo in...

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Realtors® from across the country and the world will converge on Anaheim, California, November 14–16 for 2023 NAR NXT, The Realtor® Experience(link is external), NAR's annual conference
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Pending Home Sales Grew 1.1% in September

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Pending home sales augmented 1.1% in September, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Northeast, Midwest and South posted monthly gains in transactions while the West experienced a loss. All four U.S. regions had year-over-year
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NAR Hosts Affordable Workforce Housing Symposium

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The National Association of REALTORS® hosted the Affordable Workforce Housing Symposium Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. The event included three panel discussions comprised of participants
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Existing-Home Sales Decreased 0.7% in August

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Existing-home sales moved lower in August, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales improved in the Midwest, were unchanged in the Northeast, and slipped in the South and West. All four regions
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Pending Home Sales Tumbled 7.1% in August

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Pending home sales slid 7.1% in August, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four U.S. regions posted monthly losses and year-over-year declines in transactions. "Mortgage rates have been rising above 7% since August
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Elevated Home Prices and Mortgage Rates, Limited Inventory are Home Buying Barriers, According to...

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The current real estate market's high home prices and mortgage rates, as well as limited inventory, are the top reasons that
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Pending Home Sales Elevated 0.9% in July, Marking Second Consecutive Monthly Increase

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Pending home sales increased 0.9% in July – rising for the second consecutive month – according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Northeast and Midwest posted monthly losses
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Existing-Home Sales Slipped 2.2% in July

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Existing-home sales receded in July, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales grew in the West but faded in the Northeast, Midwest and South. All four regions registered year-over-year sales declines.
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Almost 60% of Metro Areas Posted Home Price Gains in the Second Quarter of...

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Almost 60% of metro markets (128 out of 221) registered home price gains in the second quarter of 2023 as 30-year fixed mortgage rates oscillated between 6.28% and 6.71%, according
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Annual Foreign Investment in U.S. Existing-Home Sales Declined 9.6% to $53.3 Billion

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Foreign buyers purchased $53.3 billion worth of U.S. existing homes from April 2022 through March 2023, slipping 9.6% from the previous 12-month period, according to a new report from the

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Existing-Home Sales Rose 3.1% in January

Existing-home sales grew in January, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales accelerated in the Midwest, South and West, and remained steady in the Northeast. Year-over-year, sales improved in the

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