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Pending Home Sales Rise 5.9% in July

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Pending home sales in July achieved another month of positive contract activity, marking three consecutive months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors. Each of the four major regions saw gains in both month-over-month and year-over-year pending home sales transactions.
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Existing-Home Sales Continue Record Pace, Soar 24.7% in July

National
Existing-home sales continued on a strong, upward trajectory in July, marking two consecutive months of significant sales gains, according to the National Association of Realtors
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New Refinancing Fee Could Roil Mortgage Market

National
National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement in response to Wednesday’s announcement by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac of plans to impose a new 0.5% adverse-market fee
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Metro Home Prices Grow in 96% of Metro Areas in Second Quarter of 2020

National
The overwhelming majority of the nation’s metro areas witnessed home prices rise in the second quarter of 2020, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors
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NAR Partners with State, Local Realtor® Associations on Vacant and Abandoned Property Prevention

National
The National Association of Realtors® tomorrow kicks off Stabilizing and Revitalizing Neighborhoods in the COVID-19 Era(link is external), a four-part webinar series designed
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Realtor® Survey Finds Annual Foreign Investment in U.S. Home Sales Declines 5%

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Foreign buyers purchased $74 billion worth of U.S. existing homes from April 2019 through March 2020, a 5% decrease from the previous 12-month period and the second consecutive annual decline in foreign investment
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NAR Announces REALTOR Benefits® Program Partnership with ReferralExchange

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The National Association of Realtors® today announced a new partnership with lead verification and qualification firm ReferralExchange. NAR secured exclusive savings for its 1.4 million members with the San Francisco-based company
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Second Century Ventures Opens Applications for the 2020 REACH UK Proptech Scale-up Programme

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REACH opens applications today for the inaugural class from its newest region, REACH UK. The award-winning technology scale-up programme was created by Second Century Ventures
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NAR’s Victoria Gillespie, Shannon McGahn named “Women of Influence” by HousingWire

National
National Association of Realtors®’ senior executives Victoria Gillespie and Shannon McGahn have been recognized as part of HousingWire’s 2020 “Women of Influence” awards.
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Pending Home Sales Mount 16.6% Increase in June

National
Pending home sales continued to ascend in June, sustaining two consecutive months of increases in contract activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions experienced growth in month-over-month pending home
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NAR Stresses Commitment to Racial Equity in Federal COVID-19 Relief Measures

National
The National Association of Realtors® wrote(link is external) to House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry this week, relaying its commitment to ensure all Americans benefit equally
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NAR Applauds Congressman Maloney’s First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act

National
The National Association of Realtors® called on members of the U.S. House of Representatives to cosponsor and support Rep. Sean Maloney’s (NY-D) First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act.
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Existing-Home Sales Climb Record 20.7% in June

National
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

National
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

National
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

National
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

National
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

National
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

National
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

National
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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All Metro Areas Saw Home Prices Rise During Fourth Quarter of...

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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