Existing-home sales rose in April and remain above a year ago, while home prices continued to rise, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The improvements in sales and prices were broad based across all regions.
There are approximately 62 million echo boomers in the U.S. Also called "millennials," echo boomers are currently ages 17-31. According to the 2011 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, younger home buyers - those ages 18-34 - represent 31 percent of all recent home purchases.
National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun presented a modest and hopeful outlook for the commercial real estate market during the Economic Issues and Commercial Business Trends Forum at the Realtor® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. today.
Housing affordability conditions for all buyers reached a milestone in the first quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
The income and business of Realtors® is growing after many years of decline, according to the 2012 National Association of Realtors® Member Profile.
Median existing single-family home prices are firming in many metropolitan areas, while improving sales and declining inventory are creating more balanced conditions, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.
Although commercial real estate markets showed signs of recovery in 2011, commercial lending standards have tightened in the past year for small businesses and scuttled a major portion of contracted transactions for smaller properties, according to the National Association of Realtors® annual Commercial Real Estate 2012 Lending Survey.
This paper examines home ownership and the impact of stable housing on social outcomes.
Pending home sales increased in March and are well above a year ago, another signal the housing market is recovering, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about pending home sales, which increased in March and are well above a year ago, another signal the housing market is recovering.