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Pending Home Sales Hold Steady in January

February 28, 2014: 

Pending home sales were essentially unchanged in January, according to NAR. Monthly gains in the South and Northeast were offset by declines in the West and Midwest.

Markets With Strongest Employment Growth Since Dec. 2011

February 27, 2014: 

While national employment growth has been tepid in recent years relative to typical economic recoveries, some markets have done very well. Roughly a third of markets covered by NAR have outperformed the national average over this time period.

A Closer Look at the Latest EHS Release

February 26, 2014: 

Taking a closer look at Existing Home Sales price data reveals an interesting trend going on in the market.

Why We Don’t Read About Skyrocketing Home Sales Every March

February 25, 2014: 

What data is the best estimate of real trends in the housing market – not just noise? Find out in a recent blog post from NAR's research department.

Commercial Real Estate Outlook Positive but Moderating

February 24, 2014: 

Market fundamentals in commercial real estate continue to improve but at a slower pace, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

Existing-Home Sales Drop in January While Prices Continue to Grow

February 21, 2014: 

Existing-home sales fell in January to the lowest level in a year-and-a-half, but ongoing inventory shortages continue to lift prices in much of the U.S.

Infographic: 4th Quarter 2013 Metro Area Home Prices and Affordability

February 19, 2014: 

This infographic contains highlights from NAR's 4th quarter 2013 Metro Area Home Prices and Affordability data.

Infographic: Metro Area Prices & Affordability Q4 2013

February 18, 2014: 

The information in this infographic is from fourth quarter 2013 Metro Area Prices and Affordability data.

Planning Done: Measuring the QM Rule’s Impact

February 17, 2014: 

NAR Research surveyed a sample of lenders with questions about the impact of the lending on their business and how the rule could in turn impact consumers.

Remarks on Housing from Janet Yellen, New Federal Reserve Chairman

February 12, 2014: 

Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve chairman, says that in spite of rising mortgage rates, housing has “good fundamentals” and is expected to continue to improve.