Sustainability in Real Estate
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.
Energy Efficient Features
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.
Home of the Brave
Differences in household composition and financing options incentivize homebuying demand for veteran and active military, according to the 2018 Veterans & Active Military Home Buyers Profile, which evaluated the differences between recent active-service and veteran home buyers and sellers and those who have never served.
NAR Commercial Members & RPAC
Commercial practitioners invest heavily in RPAC, with a 40% participation mark among its membership.
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Walkability, transportation options, quality of life, and length of commutes all figured into the responses to the survey.
The Benefits of Homeownership
Homeownership correlates to higher educational achievement, civic engagement, better health and happiness, and lower crime.
Top Reasons for Choosing a Career in Real Estate
This infographic contains highlights from the new NAR report Choosing a Career in Real Estate: A Perspective on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity, including how and why people decide to go into real estate, the most important skills for success in the business, and what makes a career in real estate attractive.
Downpayment Myths Debunked
Some of the biggest misconceptions about the homebuying process are related to down payments. NAR debunks some myths surrounding what many people consider the greatest barrier to homeownership.
When Debt Holds You Back
Student debt presents a number of financial challenges for would-be homeowners.