Sales of existing homes increased in October, even with some regional impact from Hurricane Sandy, while home prices continued to rise due to lower levels of inventory supply, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
Gary Thomas, a Realtor® in Orange County, Calif., was installed today as 2013 president of the National Association of Realtors®. Other new leaders also assumed their roles today during the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo.
Bruce Aydt, a Realtor® from the St. Louis, Mo., area, has received the National Association of Realtors® 2012 Distinguished Service Award.
Paula Savard, a Realtor® from Sterling, Mass., has received the National Association of Realtors® 2012 Distinguished Service Award.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, Realtors® gathered today at an educational session during the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo to learn about valuable tools and resources to assist active duty military and veterans with their housing transitions and help them achieve and sustain homeownership.
2013 will mark the 100th year members of the National Association of Realtors® have subscribed to a strict Code of Ethics. Though the real estate industry itself has evolved over the past century, NAR’s core values and commitment to excellence have remained constant.
All-cash buyers have surged since the housing downturn while the typical amount of time it takes to sell a home is shrinking, revealing the changing dynamics of today’s home buyers and sellers.
As more home buyers, sellers and investors rely on social media and online resources for real estate information, Realtors® understand the importance of engaging in this space. To that end, Realtors® at today’s Raise your Social Media Marketing to the Next Level session at the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo learned strategies to enhance their social business and digital engagement and methods to incorporate new outlets into their marketing mix.
Five Realtors® who represent the good works of Realtors® everywhere are being recognized as "Realtor® Heroes" at this week's 2012 Realtor® Conference and Expo in Orlando. Read about them and their commitment to helping the individuals, families and communities around them.
Dual income households are comprising a greater portion of the housing market and helping sales recover, according to an annual study released today.