Realtors®, Mayors Designate Cincinnati an Ambassador City for 2005 (Feb. 17, 2005)
|The National Association of Realtors® and The United States Conference of Mayors announced today that they are designating the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors® a 2005 Ambassador City under the organizations' Ambassadors For Cities Program. The purpose of the designation is to highlight nationally how the city and its board of Realtors have worked together to promote affordable housing through public-private partnerships.|
NAR Joins Homeownership Alliance
Sept. 20: The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® has joined the Homeownership Alliance, an organization dedicated to preserving, promoting, and expanding housing opportunities for all Americans.
High Housing Costs Are Changing American Lifestyles: NAR Survey
Aug. 29: High housing costs are changing the way Americans make homebuying and lifestyle decisions,according to a recent survey sponsored by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®.
Whatley Recognizes "Hometown Heroes," Urges Realtor® Leaders To Tackle Housing Affordability Issue in Their Communities
Aug. 15: Four Realtors® were honored as "Realtor® Hometown Heroes" for their extraordinary contributions to the real estate profession, at a gathering of NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®.
Home Prices Gains Ease But Still Strong in Most Metro Areas
Aug. 13: Home price increases in most metropolitan areas rose faster than historic norms during the second quarter, although the annual rate of increase was less than in the first quarter, according to the latest survey.
Rising Prices Nip Housing Affordability In Second Quarter, NAR
Aug. 1: Housing affordability conditions slipped in the second quarter but remain at levels that are favorable for the typical family, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®.
NAR Backs White House Minority Homeownership Initiatives
June 17: REALTORS® praise President George W. Bush and HUD Secretary Mel Martinez for their commitment to minority homeownership and pledge full support of the White House minority homeownership initiative.
Housing Opportunities A National Priority, Says NAR President
June 11: "Nearly 13 million people have critical housing needs. Moderate-income working families now make up the fastest growing segment of the population that's shut out of the housing market," says Edwards.
Homeownership Reduces Need For Welfare
Homeownership, says a new study, increases the chances of low-income kids attaining higher levels of education, reduces idleness, cuts the incidence of teen pregnancy improved earnings, and reduces the need for welfare.
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