Real Estate News

Pending Home Sales Increased 2.5% in December

Month-over-month, contract signings fell in the Northeast and Midwest but climbed in the South and West. Year-over-year, all regions declined.
Media Contact: 
Lauren Cozzi 202-383-1178

1/27/2023 6:49:40 AM

NAR Statement on Tenant-Centered Action Plan

NAR encourages the Administration to look more deeply at how it can address the root causes of rental affordability—namely, affordable housing supply.
Media Contact: 
Tori Syrek

1/25/2023 8:10:08 AM

Existing-Home Sales Receded 1.5% in December

Existing-home sales retreated for the eleventh consecutive much in December 2022, with three of the four U.S. regions recording month-over-month drops
Media Contact: 
Troy Green 202-383-1042

1/19/2023 1:57:02 PM

NAR Statement on FHFA LLPA Structure Changes

NAR will continue to advocate for loan level pricing adjustments (LLPA) reform as the housing market continues to struggle with affordability.
Media Contact: 
Tori Syrek

1/19/2023 2:50:59 PM

NAR Comments on Concern for Final WOTUS Rule

The EPA’s and Army Corps of Engineers’ final rule does not provide the clarity and certainty essential for predictable and efficient permitting.
Media Contact: 
Tori Syrek

1/10/2023 4:16:37 PM

Multiple NAR Leaders in 2023 Swanepoel Power 200 List

NAR’s 2023 President Kenny Parcell among those recognized in this year’s SP 200.
Media Contact: 
Wes Shaw

1/10/2023 2:15:14 PM

Pending Home Sales Slid 4.0% in November

With mortgage rates falling throughout December, home-buying activity should inevitably rebound in the coming months and help economic growth.
Media Contact: 
Lauren Cozzi 202-383-1178

12/28/2022 8:31:31 AM

"First-Time Buyer" Season 3 Now Streaming on Hulu

The series provides an accurate representation of the American homebuying process while highlighting the important role that REALTORS® play.
Media Contact: 
Spencer High 202-383-1051

12/21/2022 2:01:25 PM

NAR Plauds WH Plan to Increase Housing, House Homeless

NAR has advocated, from its inception, for avenues to end homeless and breakdown barriers that inhibit the increase of housing.
Media Contact: 
Tori Syrek

12/21/2022 10:19:30 AM

Existing-Home Sales Dipped 7.7% in November

Existing-home sales fell for the 10th month in a row in November 2022. All regions of the U.S. recorded month-over-month + year-over-year declines.
Media Contact: 
Troy Green 202-383-1042

12/21/2022 8:31:45 AM

Top News Stories - Real Estate Story Ideas

As more and more real estate transactions take place online and through email, it has become even more important for real estate professionals to implement best practices to stay cybersecure.

12/4/2017 12:35:49 PM

Taking small steps such as giving up buying coffee or bringing a homemade lunch to work can help potential homebuyers put aside thousands without making huge lifestyle sacrifices

12/4/2017 12:23:10 PM

Cold weather can keep homeowners cooped up inside for months, so why not use that time to take on some quick and easy DIY home repairs.

12/4/2017 12:16:17 PM

Buying a home is a significant financial transaction, and according to a new report from NAR, 87 percent of all buyers will use a real estate agent to help navigate it.

11/2/2017 11:12:52 AM

Flexible hours, interest in the industry, and working with people are reasons many REALTORS® were attracted to a career in real estate. People skills, self-motivation and negotiation skills were rated as the top traits needed for success.

11/2/2017 11:04:48 AM

Homeowners are constantly on the lookout for clever hacks to make managing and cleaning a home easier, but some of these tricks may be costing them money in the long run.

11/2/2017 10:49:34 AM

The typical millennial student loan debt load is $41,200, which is greater than their average annual income, $38,800. This has delayed several major financial and personal milestones, including buying a home. 

9/29/2017 3:33:53 PM

According to a new report from NAR, homeowners who complete a remodeling project are more satisfied with their home. 

9/29/2017 3:04:21 PM

Autumn’s arrival means sweater weather, pumpkin flavored everything and getting the house ready for winter. Smart homeowners know that the perfect time to start preparing for cold weather is before the weather arrives.

9/29/2017 2:40:58 PM

Home buyers and sellers with children face a unique set of difficulties and stressors during the moving process.

9/1/2017 9:34:17 AM