Growth in home sales and prices is contributing to a broader improvement in the overall economy, aided in part by current homeownership tax treatment.
The business activity and income of Realtors® are up for the second year in a row following nine years of decline, according to the 2013 National Association of Realtors® Member Profile.
Read the 2013 Member Profile report for more information about:
- Business characteristics of REALTORS®
- Business activity of REALTORS®
- Income and expenses of REALTORS®
- Office and Firm Affiliation of REALTORS®
- Demographic characteristics of REALTORS®
This report summarizes national findings among sales agents, associate brokers, brokers, broker-owners, and managers regarding REALTOR® technology practices in 2012.
Metropolitan area median home prices continued to rise in the first quarter, with the national gain showing the best year-over-year performance in over seven years.
Real estate Web site Doorsteps has released an infographic that shows demographic and financial data on first-time home buyers, which includes data from the National Association of REALTORS®' 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.
In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about March Pending Home Sales and the apparent leveling off of the market.
Pending home sales increased in March and remain above year-ago levels, but contract activity in recent months shows only modest movement.
Home sales are mostly "stuck" this spring, due to the limited number of homes available to buy, says NAR's chief economist.
Read statistics from the Member Profile about the valuable work done by personal assistants who work with REALTORS®.