Lawrence Yun talks about the slight drop in pending home sales, the so-called "lock-in effect," the top three reasons people move, and the capital gains tax.
In the third video in The Voice for Real Estate news series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at President Steve Brown’s FHA discussion at the White House, the state of commercial drone regulation, and lingering concerns over the impact of the Qualified Mortgage rule’s ability-to-repay requirements on mortgage lending.
Watch NAR President Steve Brown discuss his visit to the White House to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Federal Housing Administration.
In the second of a video series from NAR called The Voice for Real Estate, host Stephen Gasque looks at the growing issue of website accessibility, Internet access taxes, FHA's HAWK program to reduce mortgage insurance premiums, and a sizable jump in contract signings.
REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Financial Reform and Monetary Policy in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis
Dr. Anthony Elson, Economist and Professor at John Hopkins and Duke Universities, gives an overview of the current financial situation and what oversight should be put in place following the bubble and the Great Recession.
The newest TV ad, "Real People," explains why consumers should rely on REALTORS® expertise and market insights and how, working together, REALTORS® and realtor.com® make home happen.
This video gives an overview of the legal distinction between an “independent contractor” and an “employee” and discusses various state and federal laws concerning this distinction that pertain to real estate professionals.
REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Heartland Renewal? Immigrants, Their Children, and the Baby Boomer Transition
In this video, Dr. Rolf Pendall discusses the heartland renewal, the importance of the immigrant population, and falling household formation.
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NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the rise in Pending Home sales in May 2014 and gives a forecast of home-buying activity in the coming months.