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Paul Bishop

March 23, 2012: 

Paul C. Bishop, Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research and leads the Research Division's survey and market research activities, including analysis of real estate business and policy issues.

Peter. C. Burley

March 23, 2012: 

Peter is the Director of the REALTOR® University Research Center. He is responsible for facilitating and disseminating the publications of sound research papers with relevance to REALTOR® members and the industry.

Caroline Van Hollen

March 23, 2012: 

Caroline Van Hollen is the Senior Research & Strategic Planning Coordinator. Her responsibilities include writing and editing the NAR Strategic Plan on an annual basis and working on the Research Division's budget.

February Existing-Home Sales Slip But Up Strongly From a Year Ago

March 21, 2012: 

February existing-home sales declined from an upwardly revised January pace but are well above a year ago, while the median price posted a slight gain, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales were up in the Midwest and South, offset by declines in the Northeast and West.

Chief Economist Lawrence Yun Discusses Rebenchmarking EHS Data

March 8, 2012: 

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discusses the rebenchmarking of EHS data.

International Home Buying Update

March 6, 2012: 

Managing Director of Quantitative Research Jed Smith discusses the data from the 2011 Profile of International Home Buying Activity. He covers the draws for foreign buyers of U.S. real estate, the countries they're primarily coming from, and the outlook for international purchases.

Rich Stay Put Longer When in Foreclosure, Study Says | -A A +A Rich Stay Put Longer When in Foreclosure, Study Says

March 1, 2012: 

How pricey your home is may influence how quickly you're evicted from a home in foreclosure, finds a new study.

March/April 2012 Market Pulse

March 1, 2012: 

Existing-home sales improved in January from the previous month by 4.3 percent, pointing to improved sales in 2012 if the trend holds. NAR’s forward-looking pending home sales index, with a 2 percent gain in January, also points to sales growth. The latest pending sales level, at 97.0, is at its highest in the last five years, not counting the spikes caused by the home buyer tax credit in 2009 and 2010.

The Importance of Connections

March 1, 2012: 

Maybe it’s all the tweeting I’ve been doing (via @realtormag), but 400 words feels like a lot to write about one topic. Instead, a potpourri.

2012 List Issue: Take the Lead

March 1, 2012: 

We've compiled 229 tips and trends to help you get where you want to be. Now, the ball's in your court.