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International Home Buyers Continue to Invest in Profitable U.S. Market, Realtors® Report

July 8, 2014: 

Favorable exchange rates, affordable home prices and rising affluence abroad continue to drive international buyers to the U.S. to purchase properties and make real estate investments.

FHA HAWK Program a Good Start but Needs to Go Further, Say Realtors®

June 30, 2014: 

In a letter sent today to HUD, NAR offered support for the FHA’s HAWK housing counseling pilot program but expressed concern about the program's cost and reach.

Pending Home Sales Surge in May

June 30, 2014: 

Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market.

NAR Survey Shows Realtors® Continue to Invest in Mobile Technologies

June 25, 2014: 

The Realtor® Technology Survey found that Realtors® continued to invest in new technology for their businesses in 2013 and spent more than they did in previous years.

Existing-Home Sales Heat Up in May, Inventory Levels Continue to Improve

June 23, 2014: 

Existing-home sales rose strongly in May and inventory gains continued to help moderate price growth. All four regions of the country experienced sales gains compared to a month earlier.

"Coming Soon" Properties Can Create Consumer Confusion

June 16, 2014: 

The National Association of Realtors® today published information for NAR members regarding advertising properties as “coming soon.”

REALTORS® Applaud House Passage of Mortgage Choice Act

June 10, 2014: 

The Mortgage Choice Act, passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night, redefines a provision in the rules that allow for home loans to be considered Qualified Mortgages.

New Home Construction Needed to Match Job Creation, Improve Affordability in Majority of U.S.

June 10, 2014: 

New home construction activity is low in most of the U.S., and some states could face persistent housing shortages and affordability issues because of it.

Pending Home Sales Edge Up in April

May 29, 2014: 

Pending home sales improved for the second straight month in April.

Realtors® Back HUD and OMB Nominees Julian Castro and Shaun Donovan

May 28, 2014: 

NAR President Steve Brown has released a statement saying that Realtors® applaud the nominations of Julian Castro and Shaun Donovan as heads of HUD and OMB, respectively.