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NAR Leaders Are Well-Represented in Power Rankings
and has been a REALTOR® for more than 20 years. The 2018 NAR president leaped from 195 in 2017 to 50 on this year’s list. She is among 44 women included in the power ranks.  NAR CEO Bob Goldberg......

Study: Top 10 Most Trusted Builders
says Eric Snider, president of Lifestory Research, a market research firm. “The housing market is healthy and has many people searching for homebuilders they trust. Buying a home is not only......

Foreclosed Homes Dip to 12-Year Low
Foreclosures hit a 12-year low in 2017, and the distressed properties remain increasingly difficult to find in many markets. Foreclosure filings in 2017—which include default notices, scheduled......

Report: Homes Are Getting Even Less Affordable
down compared to a year ago, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. Mortgage rates are higher than a year ago and the increase in borrowing costs is one culprit for higher payments among......

Greater Pittsburgh home sales up over last year
December was a strong month for the Greater Pittsburgh housing market, according to the year-end Remax National Housing Report . The month saw growth in overall sales, a boost in the median......

Northeast Ohio home sales up 1.6% in 2017; prices rise 6%
Northeast Ohio home sales rose by 1.6% last year, as buyers braved tight inventory and rising prices to purchase 766 more houses and condominiums than they did during 2016. Annual average......

Inventory keeps contracting as higher rates deter sellers: Redfin
will be the biggest driver of the 2018 real estate market. Major housing market dynamics don't shift dramatically when the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1," said Redfin Chief Economist Nela......

Long-term mortgage rates rise: 30-year hits 4.04%
adjustable-rate mortgages was unchanged this week at 3.46%. To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country between Monday and Wednesday each week. The average......

Mortgage rates unlikely to drop below 4% anytime soon
Given the improving U.S. economy, mortgage rates will probably not fall back under the 4% mark anytime soon. 30-Year FRM 15-Year FRM 5/1-Year ARM Average Rates 4.04% 3.49% 3.46% Fees......

Instant Reaction: December Housing Starts
The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Commerce Department release on residential construction in December: “The latest decline in the volatile......

US home construction tumbled 8.2% in December
gains in October and November. The pullback occurred even as the housing market faces a dwindling number of properties for sale. Still, for all of 2017, housing starts have risen......

Realtors concerned about affordable housing in Orlando area
a concern for the region's leading industry group. The core Orlando housing market, which includes mostly Orange and Seminole counties, had the lowest year-end supply of listings in more than......

Application volume increases even as mortgage rates rise
Even as mortgage rates rose to their highest level since March, application activity increased from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The MBA's market composite......

Homebuilder sentiment cools in January from 18-year high
eased in January to the second-highest level since 2005, a sign the housing market will continue to make strides this year, according to data Wednesday ......

REALTORS® Reported Strong Buyer Traffic but Weak Supply in Many States in November 2017
historically been associated with a balanced market. [1] In generating the indices, NAR uses data for the last three surveys to have close to 30 observations. Small states such as AK......

What Will MLS of Choice Mean for You?
Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors voted 654 to 58 to revise NAR’s longstanding policies for the assessment of MLS dues, fees, and charges. These changes refine terminology and update......

Free for Members: Trust Stamp
your personal safety by verifying their identity in advance through Trust Stamp. NAR’s 2017 Member Safety Report found that more than one in three agents experienced a situation that made them......

Builders Reveal Top 10 Biggest Concerns
2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Housing Market Index: Cost/availability of labor: 84% Building material prices: 84% Cost/availability of developed......

How to Become a Small-Scale Developer
$1,295 a year. And don’t forget REALTORS Property Resource® , an NAR member benefit. Once you know the rules that govern your space, draw a site plan—a scale model of the development including......

U.S. homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive
six months, and a measure of traffic by prospective buyers also fell. New home sales jumped 17.5% in November, the fastest pace in more than 25 years....

2018's Higher Federal Conforming Mortgage Loan Limits Signal Confidence In The Housing Market
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NAR Restructures to Improve Member Service
nimbleness and decision-making.” The new structure consists of 10 reorganized areas across NAR’s two offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.  The new NAR organizational changes are:  NAR’s......

Owners Get Real About Home Values
Capital Markets. “Homeowners, on the other hand, may only think about their housing market when they see For Sale signs hit front yards in the spring or when they think about accessing their......

The 7 Best Cities for Bargain Hunters
Where can a home buyer ’ s money stretch the furthest? The Rust Belt and Midwest may offer some of the best bargains. The realtor.com® research team scoured across 500 of the largest metros......

10 top housing markets where homes sell above asking price
paid more than the asking price in about 24% of U.S. home sales in 2017, netting sellers an average $7,000 more over their initial asking prices, according to Zillow. The share of homes sold......