Elizabeth Mendenhall, incoming 2018 NAR president, shared at a news conference today that the association is working hard to harness the power of its 1.3 million members to deal with the most pressing industry and market issues ahead, and there are significant consequences for inaction.
The steadily improving U.S economy, sustained job growth, and rising confidence that now is a good time to buy a home should pave the way for an increase in existing-home sales in 2018, but continued supply shortages, and passage of a tax bill that disincentives homeownership, threaten to handcuff what should be stronger activity.
November 3, 2017
Trust Stamp, an identity authentication startup company that leverages artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies to verify strangers’ identities and provide a trust score.
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a November 2, 2017 hearing on housing finance reform. NAR's Conventional Financing Committee chair, Kevin Brown, testified on key considerations.
NAR kicks off its annual conference in Chicago today with a focus on education and opportunity. More than 20,000 Realtors® and guests from around the world are expected to attend.
November 2, 2017
Severely lacking inventory levels across the country pinched sales growth and kept home prices rising at a steady clip in nearly all metro areas in the third quarter.
November 2, 2017
Despite solid interest in buying a home – sparked by steady job gains, record low mortgage rates and higher rents – the severe drought in housing supply in much of the country over the past year accelerated price growth and kept many first-time buyers out of the market.
October 30, 2017
After three straight monthly declines, existing-home sales slightly reversed course in September, but ongoing supply shortages and recent hurricanes muted overall activity and caused sales to fall back on an annual basis.
October 20, 2017