Housing and the economic recovery will play a large part in deciding the outcome of the 2012 presidential election, according to public policy experts at today's Legislative and Political Forum during the Realtors® 2012 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.
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A sustainable housing recovery requires that policymakers move forward with the difficult decisions regarding the future of the mortgage market, Federal Reserve Board Governor Elizabeth Duke told Realtors® at a joint Real Estate Services and Regulatory Issues Forum May 15.
Housing affordability conditions for all buyers reached a milestone in the first quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
WASHINGTON (May 14, 2012) – The National Association of Realtors® announced today a strategic alliance with Xceligent, Inc., a leading commercial real estate information services provider. Xceligent recently acquired ePropertyData from NAR’s strategic investment fund, Second Century Ventures, to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information.
Realtors® from across the country are meeting with legislators, public policy makers and industry leaders this week to address pressing concerns and issues that affect homeowners, aspiring homeowners and real estate investors everywhere as the Realtors® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo begins.
The income and business of Realtors® is growing after many years of decline, according to the 2012 National Association of Realtors® Member Profile.
Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData (ePD) to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information.
Realtor® Magazine, an online and print publication of the National Association of Realtors®, has received three awards for Media Innovation from the Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards. The EXCEL Awards honor the best and brightest in association media and publishing.
A long-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before the current temporary extension expires on May 31, is critical to provide certainty and avoid further disruptions in real estate markets.
Median existing single-family home prices are firming in many metropolitan areas, while improving sales and declining inventory are creating more balanced conditions, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.