Despite an improving job market and low interest rates, the share of first-time buyers fell to its lowest point in nearly three decades and is preventing a healthier housing market from reaching its full potential, according to an annual survey released today by the National Association of Realtors®.
Pending home sales rose slightly in September and are now above year-over-year levels for the first time in 11 months.
NAR applauds the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for finalizing the Qualified Residential Mortgage rule today.
After a modest decline last month, existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year.
NAR plans to use the .realestate and .REALTOR domain names to help its members brand themselves as the most trusted, valued source of real estate information.
Real estate firms are confident about the future growth and profitably of their industry.
The five winners of this year's awards exemplify REALTORS®' commitment to serving their communities and helping the underprivileged.
Pending home sales slowed modestly in August, but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year.
After four consecutive months of gains, existing-home sales slipped in August as investors paying in cash retreated from the market.
Secretary Julián Castro is proving himself to be dedicated to the values supported by Realtors® and hardworking families everywhere.