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NAR Stresses Commitment to Racial Equity in Federal COVID-19 Relief Measures

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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

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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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Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in June, Says ABC

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Construction input prices rose 2.2% in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today.

Planning to Buy Premium Property in Gurgaon Amidst COVID? Here’s Why You Should!

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Property hunting in Gurgaon is never an easy taskowing to the plethora of options in apartments for sale in Gurgaon. Especially now, when the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on health and the economy, potential homebuyers may find it a little too risky
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FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES STREAMLINED SINGLE FAMILY SERVICING POLICIES

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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today published proposed revisions to its Single Family servicing policies that are designed to remove unnecessary barriers for homeowners

OPERATION HOPE ECONOMIC IMPACT NOW TOTALS MORE THAN $4 MILLION SINCE ONSET OF COVID-19...

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Operation HOPE announced today the progress it has made in providing free financial recovery support services to individuals and small businesses since it activated HOPE Inside Disaster at the on-set of the COVID-19 business and school shutdowns.
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Amidst Health, Safety Concerns, NAR’s 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Goes Virtual

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The National Association of Realtors® announced Wednesday that the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, previously scheduled from November 13-16 in New Orleans, will be transitioned to a fully virtual format in light of ongoing health

What to Know About Buying a Home During a Pandemic

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So you want to purchase a home, but the coronavirus pandemic has turned life upside down. Many non-essential businesses are closed, people have been advised to remain close to home, and social distancing is ideal when interacting in person. Not to mention, with unemployment rates continuing to rise, banks have changed regulations to try and reduce their risks.
NAHB

New Home Sales Jump in May as Housing Rebound Continues

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In a further sign that the housing market is rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 16.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 units in May from a downwardly revised reading in April
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Delta Media reports real estate brokerages see big gains in online traffic, lower cost-per-lead...

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Real estate brokerages of all sizes are seeing significant gains in their online traffic as well as a lower cost-per-lead despite the COVID-19 outbreak, according to research from Delta Media Group, one of America’s most established and largest broker
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NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION AND PROCORE TO RELEASE NEW STATE AND NATIONAL DATA SHOWING...

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Tomorrow, Thursday, June 18 at 12 p.m. EDT, the Associated General Contractors of America and Procore will release new state and national data showing the impacts of the coronavirus

Incredible Places to Visit in Sharjah When Social Distancing Ends

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The cradle of human civilization, the Middle East is home to architectural, historical and cultural wonders. In the UAE, Sharjah is home to a unique blend of these attractions, and when the threat of COVD-19 nears its end, Sharjah will be here with open doors for you to explore them.

NAREB announces its 2020 Spring Policy Web Conference

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With the 2020 election cycle in its sites and while in the midst of a global pandemic, NAREB fully realizes and understands the importance of maintaining collaboration and conversation with every level of Government at this critical point in time by hosting the NAREB 2020 Spring Policy Web Conference on May 20 – May 22, 2020.
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS 2.9 PERCENT IN APRIL AS PUBLIC AGENCIES, PRIVATE OWNERS HALT WORK;...

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New Federal Investments in Transportation, Other Types of Infrastructure Will Help Offset Expected Declines in State and Local Funding as State Budgets Suffer Impacts of Coronavirus
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Short-Term Rentals: Why You Shouldn’t Pick Airbnb

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In recent years, short-term rental companies have taken over heavily touristed cities like San Francisco, Tokyo, and Vienna—as well as here in Toronto. But with the outbreak of COVID-19, the popularity of home-sharing platforms like Airbnb

Wyden Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities For Next COVID-19 Relief Package

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Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today outlined policies to preserve and expand affordable housing that he will push to include in the next COVID-19 relief bill.
NAHB

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Cause Weakening in Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence in First Quarter

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Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened significantly in the first quarter of 2020, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today
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VA encourages donations to help homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness during...

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new initiative requesting the public to make donations to help provide emergency relief and facilitate remote access
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VA, multiple agencies launch Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance website for Americans impacted by...

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To ensure homeowners and renters have current and accurate housing assistance information during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today

HOUSE DEMOCRATS FIGHT FOR STRONGER SECURITY MEASURES IN NURSING HOMES AMID COVID-19

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This week, as nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the country continue to be ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families (TFAF) leadership took steps to promote maximum safety for nursing home residents

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Pending Home Sales Grow 1.9% in March

Pending home sales increased in March, snapping two consecutive months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All but one of the four major U.S. regions experienced month-over-month gains in March

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