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The first NFT platform for real estate images – “real” – launched by HomeJab

National
New marketplace for one-of-a-kind images offers higher compensation for professional real estate photographers to “disrupt” the $4B stock photo industry

2022 State Of Residential Construction Industry (Sorci) Report Reveals Solutions For U.S. Residential Builders...

National
The Association of Professional Builders (APB), a leading business coaching service for custom home builders, with members in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, today announced the findings from its annual State of Residential Construction Industry (SORCI) Report for 2022.
GSA

President Biden and U.S. General Services Administration Announce Major Land Port Projects funded by...

National
The Biden Administration and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) today announced major land port
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Fade 7.2% in February

National
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

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases February 2022 Statistics on Housing Market

National
Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its February 2022 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS)

Emergency Rental Assistance remains available

National
Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) funding remains available to support Kansans at risk of eviction. KERA provides rent, utility, and internet assistance to households that have experienced a financial hardship during the pandemic.
NAHB

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Remain Low in Fourth-Quarter 2021

National
Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies declined in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in February

National
Mortgage credit availability increased in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from ICE Mortgage Technology
AGC

THREE-FOURTHS OF METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS FROM JANUARY 2021 TO 2022; SOARING JOB...

National
Construction employment increased in nearly three out of four U.S. metro areas in January compared to a year ago, according to
NAR

NAR and VA Release Video Series for Realtors® to Help More Veterans Achieve Homeownership...

National
The National Association of Realtors®, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has released a two-part educational video series on the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program
AGC

MATERIALS PRICES FOR NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SOAR 21 PERCENT FROM FEBRUARY 2021 TO FEBRUARY 2022;...

National
Diesel Fuel Prices Spiked 57.5 Percent and Steel Mill Product Prices Surged by 74.4 Percent Compared to a Year Ago
NAHB

Single-Family and Multifamily Growth Solid but Trended in Opposite Directions in Last Half of...

National
New findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show that the rate of year-over-year single-family growth in all small and large

USC ROSS PROGRAM IN REAL ESTATE EXPANDS FOCUS ON DIVERSITY IN 30TH YEAR

National
The University of Southern California Ross Program in Real Estate, founded by USC and the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles (CRA) in response to the 1992 civil unrest that followed the acquittal of officers involved in the Rodney King beating, enters its fourth decade with a renewed focus on training professionals to build in underserved communities.

NAREB NAMES C. RENEE WILSON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

National
The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the oldest minority real estate trade association in America, today named C. Renee Wilson, of Cleveland, as its Executive Director. Founded in 1947, NAREB strives to increase Black homeownership.
NAHB

Housing Affordability Will Remain a Significant Challenge in 2022

National
Low existing home inventory and strong buyer demand will keep housing moving forward in 2022 even as builders continue to grapple with ongoing building material production bottlenecks and labor shortages that will limit the pace of construction
MBA

January New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 12.5 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for January 2022 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 12.5 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to December 2021

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases January 2022 Statistics on Housing Market

National
Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its January 2022 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single-family residential properties
NAHB

Builder Confidence Eases on Supply-Side Constraints

National
Despite strong buyer demand, builder sentiment continued to slip in February as the industry grapples with ongoing building material production bottlenecks that are raising construction costs and delaying projects.
NYU Furman Center

Report Quantifies a Decade of Housing Production Under 421-a

National
A new report from the NYU Furman Center provides a detailed picture of the housing produced under the contentious 421-a tax exemption, including how trends shifted when the program was last reauthorized.
NAR

Two-Thirds of Metros Reached Double-Digit Price Appreciation in Fourth Quarter of 2021

National
The fourth quarter of 2021, much like the third quarter, saw home prices continue to increase, although at a slower pace. Fewer markets in the last quarter experienced double-digit price gains.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Atlanta REALTOR® Wins National Award

The National Association of Realtors® last week presented Ennis Antoine with a Meritorious Service Award for his legislative and regulatory accomplishments as one of NAR's Federal Political Coordinators. During each Congressional term, NAR selects 535 FPCs to serve as a conduit between Members of Congress and his or her respective real estate market.