President Obama's initiatives will help first-time and underserved homebuyers, preserve strong underwriting standards, and protect taxpayers from unnecessary risk.
NAR applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for reauthorizing the federal terrorism risk insurance program, and urges the Senate to do the same.
Existing-home sales are forecasted to rise in 2015 behind a strengthening economy, solid job gains and a healthy increase in home prices, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a newly-released video.
Pending home sales slightly improved in November and are above year-over-year levels for the third straight month.
After hitting their highest level of the year, existing-home sales slid in November as housing supply showed some tightening.
The Canadian Real Estate Association, in cooperation with the National Association of Realtors®, has secured the rights to the .MLS top-level domain. CREA has registered Canadian certification marks for the letters MLS and the term “multiple listing service” in Canada and is the exclusive licensee of the Realtor® mark in Canada.
The U.S. Senate’s alarming failure to renew the federal terrorism risk insurance program before adjournment will stall commercial real estate development around the country.
The package of tax extensions approved by Congress includes important provisions that will help distressed homeowners and commercial property investors with transactions made during 2014.
Metro areas with a lower cost of living and sunnier weather are poised to see an increased number of baby boomers buying a home.
Congress and the administration must address key policy issues in order to facilitate a healthy real estate market that serves current and future homeowners and drives the national economy forward.