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Commercial Drawing in Global Investors: NAR
News 10 months ago
Commercial Drawing in Global Investors: NAR

Abroad and at home, the economy is firming up—and in the commercial market in the U.S., international investors are riding the uptrend, according...

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Powered by Unity: Working Together to Forge a New NAR
News 10 months ago
Powered by Unity: Working Together to Forge a New NAR

The 2018 NAR Leadership Team photographed in Washington, D.C.em> Editor's Note: This is the cover story in the July issue of RISMedia's Real Estate...

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Realtor.com: Days on Market and Prices at Records
News 10 months ago
Realtor.com: Days on Market and Prices at Records

Amid nationwide shortages in supply, homebuyers in June had more options, but their choices were fast-moving and pricey, according to data from...

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Report: Buying Is Eating Up More Income
News 10 months ago
Report: Buying Is Eating Up More Income

A bigger piece of the pie. The average homeowner is forking over 17.1 percent of their income for their mortgage, an allocation that has grown from...

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Again, Mortgage Rates Settle
News 10 months ago
Again, Mortgage Rates Settle

For the fourth time in five weeks, mortgage rates have settled, with the average 30-year, fixed mortgage at 4.55 percent, a decline from 4.57...

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Infographic: Baby Boomers Are Market Movers
News 10 months ago
Infographic: Baby Boomers Are Market Movers

Baby boomers are the biggest generation of homebuyers behind millennials, at 32 percent, according to the National Association of REALTORS (NAR)...

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Blockchain Won't Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete
News 10 months ago
Blockchain Won't Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete

Blockchain is an emerging technology that's impacting the way industries conduct business, especially real estate. Not much is known about...

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Window to the Law: TCPA and Texting
News 10 months ago
Window to the Law: TCPA and Texting

Editor's Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) to inform and educate members about important...

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For Fifth Month Straight, Pending Home Sales Slide
News 10 months ago
For Fifth Month Straight, Pending Home Sales Slide

In a continuing downtrend, May's pending home sales slid, declining 0.5 percent for the fifth month in a row (year-over-year), according to the...

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Why Pride Month Matters to Real Estate
News 10 months ago
Why Pride Month Matters to Real Estate

NAGLREP marches alongside The Stonewall Inn during NYC Pride. As the founder of the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate...

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Case-Shiller: Home Prices Stack Up
News 10 months ago
Case-Shiller: Home Prices Stack Up

April home prices stacked up, 6.4 percent year-over-year, according to the S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S....

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Deals on Deals From FCA!
News 10 months ago
Deals on Deals From FCA!

NAR PULSE—We know better than to try to broker a broker, which is why we are giving you our best offer yet. Exclusively for REALTORS, combine a ...

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Harvard: Crawl in Incomes Led to Unaffordability
News 10 months ago
Harvard: Crawl in Incomes Led to Unaffordability

Over the course of the past 30 years, Americans' earnings and the economy have been on parallel paths, but at mismatched strides. Now, homebuyers...

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Buyers Deflated by Inventory Woes: NAR
News 11 months ago
Buyers Deflated by Inventory Woes: NAR

Buyers are holding out hope in peak real estate season, but against the inventory squeeze, their confidence was shaken this spring, according to...

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NAWRB Conference to Emphasize ‘Year of Women'
News 11 months ago
NAWRB Conference to Emphasize ‘Year of Women'

The annual Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) conference, coming July 29-31 to The Standard Club in Chicago, Ill., is...

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Larry Rideout: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Wins
News 11 months ago
Larry Rideout: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Wins

Vitals: Gibson Sotheby's International Realty Years in Business: 12 Size: 8 offices, 233 agents Regions Served: Boston, Cambridge, Eastern...

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Fueled by Homebuyers up North, Florida Luxury Markets Sing
News 11 months ago
Fueled by Homebuyers up North, Florida Luxury Markets Sing

There is ceaseless demand for homes in the lowest price tier—but there is also a growing interest in the luxury sector, specifically in the South...

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City Households on Par With Suburbs: ULI
News 11 months ago
City Households on Par With Suburbs: ULI

With employment opportunities, options for transportation and walkability, Americans are drawn to living urban. Now, the demand for housing in...

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Existing-Home Sales Hit a Snag
News 11 months ago
Existing-Home Sales Hit a Snag

Existing-home sales in May were snagged by supply, the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) reports. Activity in May declined 0.4 percent to 5.43...

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Elevated Lumber Prices Lead to Builder-Confidence Slip
News 11 months ago
Elevated Lumber Prices Lead to Builder-Confidence Slip

Builder confidence dropped down two points to 68 in June, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing...

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New Study: 2018 Real Estate IRA Trends Revealed
News 11 months ago
New Study: 2018 Real Estate IRA Trends Revealed

From single-family houses to apartment buildings and commercial properties, Entrust clients have a long history of investing in real estate to...

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Study Shows Slight Gap Between Owner Perception and Appraiser Opinion of Home
News 11 months ago
Study Shows Slight Gap Between Owner Perception and Appraiser Opinion of Home

Homeowners and appraisers are coming closer to being on the same page, and in an increasing number of metro areas, appraisals are even higher than...

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U.S. Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018
News 11 months ago
U.S. Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018

ATTOM Data Solutions released its Q1 2018 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report this week, which shows that more than 1.8 million (1...

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Great Spaces: Sunny Beach Town Spots
News 11 months ago
Great Spaces: Sunny Beach Town Spots

June has the weather in most of the country warming up, with long beach days on the horizon. To celebrate, we're running down some of the most...

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Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year
News 11 months ago
Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year

As predicted by all officials, the Fed raised rates for the second time in 2018—from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The remainder of 2018 and 2019 may...

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Opendoor to Expand Services and Market Areas With $325M in Series E Round
News 11 months ago
Opendoor to Expand Services and Market Areas With $325M in Series E Round

Opendoor, an online real estate company claiming to make home-buying and –selling a stress-free and near instantaneous experience, just raised $325...

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RPR Shares 8 Powerful Resources for Building a Lead Capture System
News 11 months ago
RPR Shares 8 Powerful Resources for Building a Lead Capture System

NAR PULSE—Building a high-converting lead capture system is appealing for many real estate agents; but the process of building the lead forms and...

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The Fight Isn't Over: Industry in Opposition of Net Neutrality Repeal
News 11 months ago
The Fight Isn't Over: Industry in Opposition of Net Neutrality Repeal

It's official. The internet freedom rules implemented by the Obama administration in 2015—known as net neutrality or Open Internet Order—are no...

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Asian American Community a Force in Housing, but Obstacles Remain
News 11 months ago
Asian American Community a Force in Housing, but Obstacles Remain

The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) is celebrating its 15-year anniversary as an organization this year, recently releasing the...

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Social Media Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
News 11 months ago
Social Media Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

The rise of social media in the 21st century has completely changed our lives. It’s the perfect combination of salty and sweet; such a necessary...

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