NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: Residential Update — July 27, 2022

On July 27, 2022, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. Eastern, NAR held its virtual Real Estate Forecast Summit: Residential Update event, which provided an outlook on the residential market. The discussion also included consideration of international activity in the residential market.

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NAR Leadership

Leslie Rouda Smith

Leslie Rouda Smith

2022 President
National Association of REALTORS®

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Leslie Rouda Smith, ABR®, AHWD, C2EX, CIPS, CRB, CRS®, e-PRO®, PMN is a REALTOR® for 36 years from Plano, Texas, where she specializes in residential, ranch, and country real estate along with her husband Brian and their children, Kristin and Austin, all of whom are REALTORS®.

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NAR Staff

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun

Lawrence Yun, PhD

Chief Economist
Senior Vice President, Research
National Association of REALTORS®

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Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. He oversees and is responsible for a wide range of research activity for the association including NAR’s Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index, and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report. He regularly provides commentary on real estate market trends for its 1.4 million REALTORS®.

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Jessica Lautz

Jessica Lautz, PhD

Vice President, Demographics & Behavior
National Association of REALTORS®

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The core of Dr. Lautz's research focuses on analyzing trends for both NAR members and housing consumers. Through management of surveys, focus groups and data analysis, she presents new and innovative ways to showcase results.

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