Commercial members of the National Association of Realtors® will have greater access to commercial information exchange data through a new mobile application by ePropertyData.
A new bill to improve the process for approving short sales may soon bring relief to distressed home owners who are unable to keep their homes and hope to avoid foreclosure. The bill, introduced in the U.S. House yesterday and strongly supported by the National Association of Realtors®, would impose a deadline of 45 days on lenders to respond to short sale requests.
NAR’s 2011 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2010, shows vacation-home sales accounted for 10 percent of transactions last year while the portion of investment sales was 17 percent, both unchanged from 2009.
Get an overview and learn how to utilize netbooks, tablets, and even your smartphone to enhance your commercial real estate practice. This strong resource is at an introductory level—ideal for those new to using these tools.
“Owning a home offers myriad benefits throughout the year, but some of the financial advantages of home ownership are most apparent at tax time,” said NAR President Ron Phipps, broker-president of Phipps Realty in Warwick, R.I.
Testifying before a Senate panel today, National Association of REALTORS® President Ron Phipps told members of Congress that sustainable home ownership must be the goal when considering future federal housing policies.
The February 2011 edition of Global Perspectives outlines the six steps REALTORS® can take to become a global agent -- and thus gain a share of the $66 billion dollars that foreign buyers invested in U.S. residential properties last year. The issue also highlights the resources NAR offers these global agents and the easiest ways to get involved in multicultural real estate.
Realtors® who work with buyers now have a new resource available through the ABR® App for the iPhone. Available now through the iTunes store, this new benefit will help Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designees grow their business while also connecting with home buyers.
A substantial majority of both home owners and current renters agree that owning a home is a smart decision over the long term. That’s according to the results of a National Association of Realtors® survey of 3,793 adults conducted online by Harris Interactive.
On Friday April 23, 2010, NAR Appraisal hosted a webinar for all RAA and GAA Designees. The topic of this webinar was Discover New Sources of Appraisal Business presented by Melanie McLane. You can view a recording of this webinar here, or you can download the presentation slides (PDF: 864K).