This video contains the highlights of Dr. Lisa Sturtevant's talk about the Paycheck-to-Paycheck tool, which compares wages and housing costs in 207 metro areas, median home prices and the income needed to afford them as well as median incomes for 76 different occupations.
This video contains Dr. Lisa Sturtevant's full talk about the Paycheck-to-Paycheck tool, which compares wages and housing costs in 207 metro areas, median home prices and the income needed to afford them as well as median incomes for 76 different occupations.
How relevant is the number "30" in our culture? It turns out, a lot. The 30-year fixed rate mortgage is the most popular, sound, and enduring mortgage available. In fact, it is the cornerstone of mortgage financing in the United States.
Director of NAR Member and Consumer Survey Research Jessica Lautz talks about the 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.
NAR President Gary Thomas was in Washington this week, where he testified on Capitol Hill about the importance of a government guarantee and the preservation of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. Gary provides a recap of his visit in his latest video podcast. Watch it now.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about pending home sales, which declined for the fourth consecutive month in September as higher mortgage interest rates and higher home prices curbed buying power.
This video explains why NAR is securing the .REALTOR top-level domain as a trusted resource for real estate.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the decline in existing-home sales and the rise in home prices.
NAR and members of Congress say it's premature for the Federal Housing Finance Agency to consider reducing the size of loans Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can back.
Ginnie Mae President Ted Tozer sits down with NAR Vice President Joe Ventrone to explain why a continued federal role in the secondary market is key to a successful mortgage finance system in the U.S.