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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 Julián Castro and Shaun Donovan

May 28, 2014: 

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

Led By Multifamily, Improvement Seen in All Commercial Real Estate Sectors

May 27, 2014: 

The outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors is slightly improving despite disappointing economic growth during the first quarter of 2014.

April Existing-Home Sales Show Modest Improvement Behind Gaining Inventory

May 22, 2014: 

Existing-home sales increased for the first time this year in April, while inventory meaningfully increased and home price growth moderated.

NAR Member Survey Shows Rise in Realtor® Income and Sales Volume

May 20, 2014: 

Reflecting the 11.5 percent growth in home prices last year, income and sales volume jumped for the third year in a row, according to the 2014 National Association of Realtors® Member Profile. The survey also found an increase in new and younger members to NAR in 2013.

VA Officials Enlist Realtors® to Recruit Home Appraisers

May 16, 2014: 

The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking steps to improve services for active and former military service members who are ready to buy a home.

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