Total sales volume of U.S. residential real estate to foreign buyers from April 2017 – March 2018 was $121 billion.
Foot Traffic dropped 1.7 points to 52.6 in June. However, the diffusion index is slightly higher than last year by 5.6 points.
The typical REALTOR® is a 54 year old female who has a bachelor's degree/has attended some college, and is a homeowner. 63% of all REALTORS® are female.
NAR Research supports that homeowners, buyers, and sellers want to live in homes that are comfortable, safe, low maintenance, and affordable. Each of these are benefits of greener homes. The 2018 REALTORS® & Sustainability Report includes many highlights, including data on top market issues and growing client interest in sustainability.
According to findings from the 2018 REALTORS® and Sustainability Report, a majority of residential and commercial agents (71% and 70 %, respectively) believed promoting the energy efficient features of a property was valuable.
30% of those with vacation properties and 32% of those with investment properties plan to rent them in 2018 as a short-term rental.
72% of vacation property owners and 71% of investment property owners believe now is a good time to buy.
Demand is unrelieved as supply shortages continue to impede home sales.
Thirty-four percent of REALTORS® who responded to the survey expect international buying activity to increase in 2018.
This infographic shows the latest housing numbers for home sales, median home prices, housing starts, and new home sales.