News Releases by Year
Americans overwhelmingly believe owning a home is a good financial decision and a majority of renters say homeownership is one of their highest priorities for the future.
The National Association of Realtors® Board of Directors today reaffirmed NAR’s commitment to making realtor.com® the first, best online destination for home buyers and sellers. The board voted in favor of recommendations to modify an existing operating agreement that will help the site compete more effectively in an evolving online marketplace.
Existing-home sales declined in June but are well above year-ago levels, while the median price shows seven straight months of double-digit year-over-year increases.
Millennials are more confident than any other age group that their recent home purchase was a good financial investment, according to a new study released today.
Pending home sales rose in May to the highest level since late 2006, implying a possible spark as mortgage interest rates began to rise.
The Environmental Protection Agency must justify its efforts to apply new lead paint regulations to public and commercial properties, Realtor® Harold Huggins testified at a public hearing today on behalf of the National Association of Realtors® and its affiliates, the Institute for Real Estate Management and the CCIM Institute.
Global interest in U.S. properties continues to grow, signaling that America continues to be regarded by international buyers as a great place to own property.
Existing-home sales improved in May and remain solidly above a year ago, while the median price continued to rise by double-digit rates from a year earlier.
Congress should consider redefining the new ability-to-repay requirements for Qualified Mortgages to avoid limiting affordable borrowing options for creditworthy buyers, said the National Association of Realtors® today in testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.
Pending home sales improved slightly in April and continue to be well above a year ago. Gains in the Northeast and Midwest were offset largely by declines in the West and South.