In 2013, NAR brought value to one million members by advocating for federal policy initiatives, and providing information and tools REALTORS® need to meet future business challenges and opportunities. REALTORS® not only helped make the dream of homeownership a reality for up to 70,000 home buyers, REALTORS® helped "make things happen" on Capitol Hill and throughout Washington, for both residential and commercial real estate. It is only appropriate then, that "Make It Happen" is commemorated as the theme of NAR's 2013 Annual Report.
Learn about generational differences in home buyers and sellers: the types of homes they're buying and selling, how they're searching for homes, their financing needs, and what they are looking for in a real estate professional.
2013 Q4: See what commercial practitioners had to say about market performance, sales and rental transactions, challenges, and expectations.
This survey asks a sample of mortgage lenders about the QM rule’s impact on their business and how the rule could in turn impact consumers.
At its Nov. 11, 2013, meeting, the Board of Directors approved a new three-year strategic plan that emphasizes innovation and transformation. A 15-month process called REThink engaged members in talking about NAR's future and drove development of the plan. In a letter introducing the plan, NAR's leaders talk about actions the association has already taken as a result of REThink.
Respondents favor walkable neighborhoods with a mix of houses, stores, and businesses, and would be willing to compromise on home size for a preferred neighborhood.