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27 06, 2017

71 Percent of Homeowners Believe It’s a Good Time to Sell; Economic and Financial Confidence Dips: Realtors® HOME Survey

By | June 27th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2017) — Existing housing inventory has declined year over year each month for two straight years, but new consumer findings from the National Association of Realtors® offer hope that the growing number of homeowners who think now is a good time to sell will eventually lead to more listings. That's according to [...]

26 06, 2017

Growth of Property Values

By | June 26th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

Developing wealth is a hot topic in today’s economy. Some individuals have come to realize one efficient means of developing wealth is through home ownership and real estate. One way to determine this would be looking at the property values over time and monitoring the trend. Let us look at property values from the American [...]

26 06, 2017

Building Permits: A Closer Look

By | June 26th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

Building permits increased in most markets, but we see fewer permits and more expensive construction in high-priced markets. In the era of limited housing inventory, adding new construction is one of the means to deal with housing affordability issues. At the local level, metropolitan areas are doing the most to address the housing shortage by [...]

24 06, 2017

Bob Goldberg Named CEO of National Association of Realtors®

By | June 24th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) – Bob Goldberg has been named CEO of the National Association of Realtors®. Goldberg currently serves as NAR senior vice president of Sales & Marketing, Business Development & Strategic Investments, Professional Development and Conventions for NAR. Goldberg was the choice of NAR’s leadership team after an extensive national search. He succeeds [...]

23 06, 2017

RE/MAX Founder Discusses Challenges Facing Housing Market

By | June 23rd, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

As co-founder of a real estate organization that has grown over more than forty years from a single office in Denver into a global empire that today counts more than 100,000 agents, RE/MAX Chairman and Co-CEO Dave Liniger enjoys a unique view of the housing industry. Among his observations is that despite the advances in [...]

23 06, 2017

May 2017 Existing-Home Sales

By | June 23rd, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this May rose modestly 1.1 percent from last month and improved 2.7 percent from last year. May’s existing home sales reached the 5.62 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.  The national median existing-home price for all housing types was $252,800 in May, up [...]

23 06, 2017

What We’re Reading: June 19-23

By | June 23rd, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

Architecture, psychology, amusements, affordable housing, design, high price listings, mindfulness, and use. We know there are a lot of Frank Lloyd Wright junkies out there, so this list of roadtrip-able FLW houses is for you! Wait, FLW didn’t have an architecture degree? Neither did these famous architects! Is it really a surprise that dynamic descriptions [...]

22 06, 2017

Educating Clients on HUD

By | June 22nd, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

Ryan Fitzgerald By Ryan Fitzgerald Given the large financial requirement of buying a home, it’s often out of reach for a large portion of the U.S. population. The economic recession, which was triggered by the collapse of real estate and mortgage lending markets, further decreased home buying accessibility. A number of lenders have returned to [...]

22 06, 2017

Realtors® Highlight Flood Insurance Concerns as House Committee Finalizes Key Markup

By | June 22nd, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

WASHINGTON (June 21, 2017) – The House Financial Services Committee today concluded a markup on multiple pieces of legislation to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program. Following is a statement from National Association of Realtors ® President William E. Brown: “Congress has less than four months to reform and reauthorize the critical National [...]