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Pending Home Sales Slid 4.0% in November

Pending home sales slid for the sixth consecutive month in November, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four U.S. regions recorded month-over-month decreases, and all four regions saw year-over-year declines in transactions.

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Pending Home Sales Declined 4.6% in October

Pending home sales slid for the fifth consecutive month in October, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Three of four U.S. regions recorded month-over-month decreases, and all four regions recorded year-over-year declines

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Existing-Home Sales Slumped 5.9% in October

Existing-home sales retreated for the ninth straight month in October, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four major U.S. regions registered month-over-month and year-over-year declines.

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NAR Report Finds eSignature, Lockbox and MLS Apps/Technology to be 3 Most Impactful Technology Tools on Realtors®’ Businesses

When it comes to real estate technology, Realtors® said that eSignature, lockbox, and apps and technology from their local

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NAR Praises FHFA for Use of New Credit Score Models

National Association of Realtors® President Leslie Rouda Smith issued the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the validation and approval of both the FICO 10T credit score model and the VantageScore 4.0

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Pending Home Sales Dropped 2.0% in August

Pending home sales sagged for the third straight month in August, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Three out of four major regions experienced month-over-month decreases in transactions, however, the West saw a modest gain. Year-over-year, all four regions posted double-digit declines.

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NAR Announces 12 Tech Startups for Pitch Battle Competition at iOi Summit

The National Association of Realtors® has announced the 12 companies that will participate in the Innovation, Opportunity & Investment (iOi) Summit’s(link is external) “Pitch Battle” competition from September 28–29, in Los Angeles, California.

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Existing-Home Sales Retreated 5.9% in July

Existing-home sales sagged for the sixth straight month in July, according to the National Association of REALTORS. All four major U.S. regions recorded month-over-month and year-over-year sales declines.

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Pending Home Sales Slipped 1.0% in July

Pending home sales declined for the second consecutive month in July, and for the eighth time in the last nine months, according to the National Association of REALTOR. Three out of four major regions registered month-over-month decreases, though the

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Pending Home Sales Fell 8.6% in June

Pending home sales decreased in June, following a slight increase in May, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four major regions posted month-over-month and year-over-year pullbacks, the largest of which occurred in the West.

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Pending Home Sales Edge Higher 0.7% in May

Pending home sales crept higher in May, ending a six-month streak of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Regionally, month-over-month results were mixed as the Northeast and South experienced increases while the Midwest

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Existing-Home Sales Fell 3.4% in May; Median Sales Price Surpasses $400,000 for the First Time

Existing-home sales retreated for the fourth consecutive month in May, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Month-over-month sales declined in three out of four major U.S. regions, while year-over-year sales slipped in all four regions.

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NAR Applauds FHFA Equity Plan for GSEs

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released finalized equity plans Wednesday for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. According to the FHFA, the plans are intended to “address barriers experienced by renters, aspiring homeowners

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Second Century Ventures Opens Applications for 2023 REACH Canada Real Estate Technology Program

The Canadian arm of the REACH real estate technology scale-up program is now accepting applications for its 2023 cohort.

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Pending Home Sales Descend 3.9% in April

Pending home sales slipped in April, as contract activity decreased for the sixth consecutive month, the National Association of Realtors® reported. Only the Midwest region saw signings increase month-over-month, while the other three major regions

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NAR Showcases New Implicit Bias Certificate Course on First Day of Legislative Meetings

The National Association of Realtors® on Sunday showcased a new certificate course to help real estate professionals combat implicit bias.
Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing

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Existing-Home Sales Slip 2.7% in March

Existing-home sales decreased in March, marking two consecutive months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Month-over-month, sales in March waned in three of the four major U.S. regions while holding steady in the West. Sales were down across each region year-over-year.

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NAR Study Shows Lack of Affordable Housing Biggest Obstacle to Home Buying

The lack of affordable homes is the top obstacle holding back potential home buyers of all races, but other obstacles to homeownership varied by race/ethnicity according to a new report released today by the National Association

NAR Asks Supreme Court to Protect Consumers from Lawsuits When Making Floor Plans of Their Homes

The National Association of Realtors® today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to protect American consumers from a recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. The Court’s ruling misrepresents federal law and would invalidate decades of legal precedent by allowing copyright infringement lawsuits to be filed against homeowners who make or display floor plans of their own homes.

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Existing-Home Sales Fade 7.2% in February

Existing-home sales dipped in February, continuing a seesawing pattern of gains and declines over the last few months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw sales fall on a month-over-month basis in February. Sales activity year-over-year was also down overall

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Pending Home Sales Slid 4.0% in November

Pending home sales slid for the sixth consecutive month in November, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four U.S. regions recorded month-over-month decreases, and all four regions saw year-over-year declines in transactions.

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