Depressed conditions in the financial and small business sectors continue to negatively affect the commercial real estate industry and the nation’s economic recovery. That’s according to economists at the Economic Issues and Commercial Real Estate Business Trends Forum at the 2011 Realtors® Conference & Expo yesterday.
Although the housing market struggled to maintain an even footing in 2011, gradual improvement is expected in 2012 and beyond, according to projections.
The National Association of Realtors® will not waiver in its commitment to ensure access to homeownership, affordable housing, and commercial investment, according to Moe Veissi, 2012 NAR president.
As the international community continues to seek out opportunities in the U.S. property market, the National Association of Realtors® is expanding its global reach through several new initiatives.
WASHINGTON (August 18, 2011) -
Realtors® stand ready to protect and defend opportunities for homeownership, and many of them have gathered here at the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo to prepare for the challenges ahead.
After travelling through 33 states and visiting more than 50 cities across the country, the National Association of Realtors® Home Ownership Matters Bus arrives in Anaheim, Calif., today for the Realtors® Conference & Expo here this week. The bus will be parked on the floor of the Anaheim Convention Center throughout the conference.
During the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim today, the National Association of Realtors® named Chrysler Group LLC as the “Official Automobile Manufacturer” of NAR and the latest addition to the REALTOR Benefits® Program.
Realtors® work tirelessly to make sure the American Dream of owning a home is available to everyone who is willing and able to assume the responsibilities of homeownership. That commitment was evident today as hundreds of Realtors® volunteered their time and labor to frame homes that will later be used by Habitat for Humanity of Orange County for local individuals and families.
Metro area median existing-home prices in the third quarter generally were down from a year ago, while sales rose in every state from the third quarter of 2010.