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Existing-Home Sales Climb Record 20.7% in June

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Existing-home sales rebounded at a record pace in June, showing strong signs of a market turnaround after three straight months of sales declines caused by the ongoing pandemic, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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NAR’s Volunteering Works Program Announces 2020 Mentoring and Grant Recipients

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The National Association of Realtors® and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 12th annual Volunteering Works grants and mentoring program.
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Pending Home Sales Notch Record-Setting 44.3% Monthly Increase in May

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Pending home sales mounted a record comeback in May, seeing encouraging contract activity after two previous months of declines brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Every major region
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NAR Applauds FHFA Action Attempting to Assure Access to Affordable Credit

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National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Agency issued guidance Tuesday regarding credit access for borrowers who are in or have recently exited forbearance
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Existing-Home Sales Wane 17.8% in April

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Existing-home sales dropped in April, continuing what is now a two-month skid in sales brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions experienced a decline in month-over-month and year-over-year sales, with the West seeing the greatest dip in both categories.
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Home Improvement Projects Are Worth Cost and Time, Says Realtor® Survey

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Homeowners who decide to undergo a home improvement project, whether it be interior or exterior modifications, often find that the task was worth the investment and time, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®, with insights from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.
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Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel Discuss 2020 Elections at REALTORS® Legislative Meetings

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Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participated in the 2020 REALTORS® Virtual Legislative Meetings on Tuesday afternoon as part of NAR’s annual Federal Legislative and Political Forum.
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Metro Home Prices Rise in 96% of Metro Areas in First Quarter of 2020

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Nearly all of the nation’s metro areas saw price growth and had minimal inventory increases in the first quarter of 2020, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors
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NAR Calls Housing Market Slump Temporary as Pending Home Sales Fall in March

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Pending home sales fell in March, seeing expected declines as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions saw drops in month-over-month contract
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Nearly 3 in 4 Realtors® This Week Report Sellers Haven’t Lowered Listing Prices to...

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Nearly 3 in 4 Realtors® currently working with sellers this week – 74% – reported their clients haven’t reduced listing prices to attract buyers, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors
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A Quarter of Realtors® This Week Report Homes Coming Under Contract Without Buyers First...

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A quarter of Realtors® with clients putting contracts on homes this week had at least one do so without physically seeing the property, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors
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Home Sales Increase Year-Over-Year Despite Expected Monthly March Sales Decline Due to Impact of...

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Existing-home sales fell in March following a February that saw significant nationwide gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions reported a dip
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Pending Home Sales Increase 2.4% in February

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Pending home sales rose in February, climbing for the second consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions saw an increase in month-over-month contract activity
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Existing-Home Sales Jump 6.5% in February

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Existing-home sales climbed substantially in February after a slight decline in January, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Of the four major regions, only the Northeast reported a drop in sales
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NAR Survey Finds Nearly Half of Realtors® Say Home Buyer Interest Has Decreased Due...

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Nearly half of Realtors® – 48% – said home buyer interest has decreased due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors
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Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 4 Home Sellers Changed How Their Home is Viewed...

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Nearly 1 in 4 home sellers nationwide are changing how their home is viewed while the home remains on the market due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors
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Home Buying Desires of Millennials Mirror Silent Generation, Realtor® Report Finds

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A number of the homebuying characteristics of younger millennials are replicating the buying desires of those in the silent generation.This is according to the latest study from the National Association of Realtors®,
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Realtors® Applaud Calabria, FHFA Investment in Housing Affordability Solutions

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National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement in response to reports that the Federal Housing Finance Agency – under the direction of Mark Calabria – allocated $502.2 million
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Pending Home Sales Ascend 5.2% in January

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Pending home sales rebounded in January, ticking up following a decline in December, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the West region reported a minor drop in month-over-month contract activity
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Existing-Home Sales Drop 1.3% in January

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Existing-home sales declined in January, continuing a fluctuating pattern of monthly increases and declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Significant declines in the West region dragged down nationwide numbers

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NAR Partners with Morgan Stanley to Deliver Financial Wellness and Planning...

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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