Real Estate News

Existing-Home Sales Retract 2.4% in April

Existing-homes sales fell again slightly in April, with two regions of the U.S. posting gains and the other two regions recording a dip in sales.
Media Contact: 
Quintin Simmons 202-383-1178

5/19/2022 8:29:47 AM

NAR Statement on President Biden's Housing Supply Plan

NAR welcomes the administration’s work on this effort and encourages policymakers to look at comprehensive action.
Media Contact: 
Patrick Newton 202-383-1290

5/16/2022 3:43:02 PM

NAR Applauds Julia Gordon FHA Commissioner Confirmation

Julia Gordon’s accomplished career in real estate has prepared her to lead the FHA at a time when housing in America is at somewhat of a crossroads.
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Wesley Shaw 202-383-1193

5/12/2022 8:09:23 AM

REALTORS® Discuss Top Emerging Tech Trends

The metaverse and blockchain technology could have a significant impact on the future of real estate.
Media Contact: 
Spencer High 202-383-1051

5/5/2022 6:59:49 AM

Commercial Real Estate Market Expected to Grow

While rising interest rates pose a risk to economic growth, commercial markets are expected to perform well, especially in the short term.
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Troy Green 202-383-1042

5/4/2022 2:03:40 PM

Lawrence Yun Predicts Uncertainty for Housing Market

While housing supply appears to be on the upswing and new construction is rising, inflation will persist and cause strain for would-be buyers.
Media Contact: 
Quintin Simmons 202-383-1178

5/4/2022 11:36:15 AM

In Q1 2022, 70% of Metros Saw Double-Digit Price Rise

With sustained price appreciation and higher mortgage rates, affordability worsened in the first quarter of 2022.
Media Contact: 
Quintin Simmons 202-383-1178

5/3/2022 4:38:14 AM

Realtors® Focus on Inventory and Fair Housing Solutions

During a panel discussion, NAR’s leadership team discussed the top issues in real estate with three NAR policy experts.
Media Contact: 
Emily Newman 202-383-1287

5/2/2022 4:57:15 PM

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Ja'Ron Smith Headline RLM Forum

Ms. Lance Bottoms and Mr. Smith shared their insight and expertise on fair housing issues, giving their take on the current political environment.
Media Contact: 
Patrick Newton 202-383-1290

5/2/2022 8:35:03 AM

NAR Showcases New Implicit Bias Certificate Course

The course helps real estate professionals interrupt stereotypical thinking so they can avoid fair housing pitfalls.
Media Contact: 
Patrick Newton 202-383-1290

5/1/2022 3:01:29 PM

Top News Stories

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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