Despite low inventory conditions, existing-home sales were up 2.4% in December.
The program matches mentors to Realtors® who want to expand and improve their community service outreach.
NAR has joined with a diverse group of American businesses to pursue comprehensive solutions to abusive patent litigation.
Some remodeling and replacement projects add more value and better recoup their costs than others.
Congress passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which reauthorizes the program for six years.
The National Association of Realtors® applauds new policy initiatives announced today by President Barack Obama that will enable more first-time and underserved homebuyers to enter the housing market while preserving strong underwriting standards and protecting 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.