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Realtors® Applaud House Reauthorization of Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, Call on Senate for Immediate Action

January 7, 2015: 

NAR applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for reauthorizing the federal terrorism risk insurance program, and urges the Senate to do the same.

Stronger Economy, Solid Job Growth Expected to Boost Home Sales in 2015

January 7, 2015: 

Existing-home sales are forecasted to rise in 2015 behind a strengthening economy, solid job gains and a healthy increase in home prices, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a newly-released video.

Pending Home Sales Show Modest Gain in November

December 31, 2014: 

Pending home sales slightly improved in November and are above year-over-year levels for the third straight month.

Existing-Home Sales Lose Momentum in November as Inventory Slightly Tightens

December 22, 2014: 

After hitting their highest level of the year, existing-home sales slid in November as housing supply showed some tightening.

CREA & NAR Win Rights to .MLS Top-Level Domain

December 19, 2014: 

The Canadian Real Estate Association, in cooperation with the National Association of Realtors®, has secured the rights to the .MLS top-level domain. CREA has registered Canadian certification marks for the letters MLS and the term “multiple listing service” in Canada and is the exclusive licensee of the Realtor® mark in Canada.

Realtors® Disappointed Senate Failed to Reauthorize Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program

December 17, 2014: 

The U.S. Senate’s alarming failure to renew the federal terrorism risk insurance program before adjournment will stall commercial real estate development around the country.

Realtors® Applaud Final Passage of Legislation to Extend Key Real Estate Tax Provisions

December 17, 2014: 

The package of tax extensions approved by Congress includes important provisions that will help distressed homeowners and commercial property investors with transactions made during 2014.

NAR Identifies Top Metro Areas Poised for Uptick in Baby Boomer Home Sales

December 10, 2014: 

Metro areas with a lower cost of living and sunnier weather are poised to see an increased number of baby boomers buying a home.

Realtors® Call for Policy Changes to Aid First-Time Buyers, Strengthen Housing Market

December 9, 2014: 

Congress and the administration must address key policy issues in order to facilitate a healthy real estate market that serves current and future homeowners and drives the national economy forward.

Pending Home Sales Slow in October but Remain Higher Than a Year Ago

November 26, 2014: 

Pending home sales declined in October but remained at a healthy level of activity and are above year-over-year levels for the second straight month.