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Existing-Home Sales Jump 6.5% in February

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 to the Coronavirus Outbreak

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 on the Market Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

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

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

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

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

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 Echoes White House Calls for Local Solutions to Address Housing Affordability Crisis

National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the White House Council of Economic Advisers issued a report warning America’s GDP growth is threatened by housing affordability constraints

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Second Century Ventures Continues Global Expansion of REACH Accelerator

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced Monday plans to expand the REACH Accelerator program to Canada.

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Minority Homeownership Rates Continue to Lag Behind the National Average, NAR Finds

The United States homeownership rate has recently seen a rebound to 65.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019 from a low of 62.9% in the second quarter of 2016. While the increase in the overall homeownership rate is encouraging

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NAR Announces New Cyber Liability Insurance Program for Realtors®

The National Association of Realtors® this morning announced a partnership with CyberPolicy® to deliver a new cyber liability insurance program designed to meet the unique needs of real estate professionals

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Metro Home Prices Rise in 94% of Metro Areas in Fourth Quarter of 2019

The vast majority of metro areas saw price gains and very small increases in inventory in the final quarter of 2019, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors

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NAR’s Second Annual Policy Forum Explores Barriers to Affordable Housing in U.S.

As home prices continue rising faster than wages in a majority of U.S. markets, the National Association of Realtors® and its 1.4 million members have made housing affordability a top advocacy priority in 2020.

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NAR Asks HUD to Consider Potential Solutions to Housing Affordability Crisis

The National Association of Realtors® is urging the Department of Housing and Urban Development to consider a series of policy proposals it believes will address housing affordability constraints

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NAR Seeks Entries for 2020 Volunteering Works Mentoring Program

For 11 years, the National Association of Realtors® has given Realtors® who have demonstrated a commitment to public service an opportunity to enhance their charitable work through the Volunteering Works Grant and Mentoring Program

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Realtors® to Host Policy Forum Aimed at Tackling Nation’s Housing Affordability Issues

As American communities confront low housing inventory and a prevailing lack of affordable housing options, the National Association of Realtors® will host an all-day event evaluating potential solutions to a problem plaguing markets

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Pending Home Sales Skid 4.9% in December

Pending home sales fell in December, taking a step back after increasing slightly in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions reported a drop in month-over-month contract activity

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NAR Commends White House Efforts to Spur Housing Construction

NAR President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Trump administration on Thursday unveiled its replacement of the Obama-era regulation known as “Waters of the U.S.” At an event in Las Vegas, Environmental Protection Agency

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Existing-Home Sales Climb 3.6% in December

Existing-home sales grew in December, bouncing back after a slight fall in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Although the Midwest saw sales decline, the other three major U.S. regions reported meaningful growth last month

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NAR Leaders Featured Among the Swanepoel Power 200 List

Seven National Association of Realtors® leaders appear among this year’s Swanepoel Power 200 list. The Swanepoel Power 200 – SP200 – is considered “the definitive ranking of the leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry”

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Existing-Home Sales Jump 6.5% in February

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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