Data from a new study from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the National Association of Realtors® reveals that during the last recession, residential property values performed 42 percent better on average if they were located near public transportation with high-frequency service.
February existing-home sales and prices affirm a healthy recovery is underway in the housing sector, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales have been above year-ago levels for 20 consecutive months, while prices show 12 consecutive months of year-over-year price increases.
The 2013 Profile of Buyers' Home Feature Preferences examines the features buyers prefer when it comes to purchasing a home, as well as the differences in preferences when it comes to factors such as region, demographics and household composition.
Tax season is underway, and homeowners gearing up to meet the April 15 filing deadline can find the tax tips and insights they need at HouseLogic.com, the award-winning comprehensive website for homeowners from the National Association of Realtors®.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Good Neighbor Awards, which recognize Realtors® who dedicate themselves to volunteer service and community improvement. Entries must be received by Monday, May 20, 2013.
NAR President Gary Thomas testified before the Senate Banking Committee that without the FHA, the housing downturn and economic recession would have been far worse for the nation.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of Realtor® University's Master of Real Estate degree program. With 50 active students, the program is now one of the largest graduate real estate programs in the world.
Pending home sales rose in January, and have been above year-ago levels for the past 21 months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. There were healthy monthly gains in all regions but the West, which is constrained by limited inventory but was slightly improved.
Major commercial real estate sectors continue to improve, albeit slowly, with gradual economic improvement and job creation driving absorption of space, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.
Existing-home sales edged up in January, while a seller's market is developing and home prices continue to rise steadily above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors® .