NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit

December 11, 2019 | REALTOR® Building, Washington, D.C.

Bringing the Best Real Estate Market Perspectives

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On December 11, 2019, NAR held a real estate forecast summit to provide a year-end review and outlook on the real estate market and the economy. The invitation-only, live audience of approximately 120 people included key real estate players, congressional staff, and economists. NAR recorded and broadcast the session to 1.4 million REALTORS® as a value-added resource they can use in discussing and strategizing about the market with their clients. Check back for video recordings of the event sessions.

Summit Discussion Topics

  • 2019 year-end review of real estate market performance
  • 2020 and beyond real estate market expectations
  • Challenges and risks facing the real estate industry
  • Regional perspectives
  • Insights from lenders, bankers, builders, and REALTORS®
  • Residential and commercial real estate markets
  • Topical public policy measures


10 Markets Expected to Outperform

Some markets are positioned for exceptional longer-term performance due to their affordability combined with solid local economic expansion.

Top 10 Outperforming Markets

Metro areas NAR expects home price appreciation to outpace in the next 3 to 5 years.


See the schedule and agenda for the NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit in Washington, DC, December 11, 2019.

Panels and Panelists

Meet the panelists for the NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit in Washington, DC, December 11, 2019.