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The latest real estate news, reports and information impacting REALTORS® and the association.

After finding a REALTOR®, being pre-approved for a mortgage is one of the most critical steps potential homebuyers should complete. This is essentially an assurance from a lender that the buyer is qualified to borrow up to a specific amount of money at a particular interest rate. It makes the buyer look more serious to sellers and, in a competitive market, can make a buyer stand out among a...

NAR’s yearlong commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act is underway.  The legislation, which first passed in 1968, prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status and national origin.

For decades, Realtors® have raised awareness and supported a free, open market that embraces fairness and equal opportunity for all...

Does your relationship status influence your home buying choices? For Valentine's Day the National Association of REALTORS® created this infographic highlighting information on how our love lives affect our real estate preferences.

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The federal budget deal passed by Congress and now on its way to the President’s desk contains a number of wins for real estate, including a temporary extension of federal flood insurance and extension of several National Association of Realtors®-backed tax provisions.

NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall issued the following statement:

“The National Association of...

The National Association of REALTORS® estimates that home prices will increase in the U.S. around 2 percent on average in 2018, but some individual states are predicted to see more growth or in sames cases decreases. Here is an infographic highlighting some of the states where housing prices are expected to rise and fall the most this year:

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