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Mortgage Finance and the New QM Rule

February 12, 2013: 

Learn about the new Qualified Mortage (QM) rule and what it means for today's real estate market.

2012 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

February 12, 2013: 

2012 Q4: See what commercial practitioners had to say about market performance, sales and rental transactions, challenges, and expectations.

Recession Over, How are Home Buyers Faring?

February 11, 2013: 

Habitat for Humanity released its 2013 Shelter Report earlier this week and as part of its release it joined NAR and the REALTOR® University Research Center to host a discussion on how moderate-income households are faring in the housing market now that the recession is behind us.

NAR Research: Home Search Twitter Chat Recap

February 11, 2013: 

Read a recap of NAR's Twitter chat on the home search process for recent buyers.

Fourth Quarter Metro Area Home Prices Show Strongest Performance in Seven Years

February 11, 2013: 

A growing number of metropolitan areas had higher median home prices in the fourth quarter, with the national price showing the strongest year-over-year increase in seven years, according to the latest quarterly report.

Commercial Real Estate Investors Eager to "Turn the Page," According to New Outlook Report

February 7, 2013: 

Frustrated by continued uncertainty, a sluggish recovery, and a challenging investment environment, commercial investors generally appear eager to put the past behind them and adjust to the new normal.

Are Home Prices Rising Too Fast?

February 6, 2013: 

Every home owner wants to see prices rise, but when prices rise too fast, there may be reason for concern.

Supply Constraints in West Slow Contract Signings

January 28, 2013: 

NAR's forward-looking pending home sales index slipped 4.4 percent in December, signaling a loss of momentum in contract signings, but the easing seems to be more about inventory shortages than weak demand, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says.

New-Home Prices Pick Up Strength

January 28, 2013: 

Sales of new single-family homes posted the first annual gain in seven years as median prices continued to rise, the Commerce Department reports.

Pending Home Sales Down in December but Remain on Uptrend

January 28, 2013: 

Pending home sales declined in December but have stayed above year-ago levels for 20 consecutive months.