Shifting political dynamics and emerging technologies will have a significant impact on the business of real estate over the next 12 months and Realtors® are ready for the changes, said 2015 National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron at a news conference today during the 2014 Realtors® Conference & Expo.
The housing market has rebounded dramatically from 2010, which was the last time the REALTORS® Conference & Expo was in New Orleans.
Home prices continued to grow in most metropolitan areas in the third quarter, but all four major regions saw increases at or below 5 percent from a year ago.
Today Quenetria Harris is one step closer to her goal of owning a home, thanks to her hard work and some help from the National Association of Realtors® and New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity.
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.