Pending home sales sank in August for the fifth time in six months, and slower activity in the areas hit hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pull existing sales for the year below the pace set in 2016.
Existing-homes sales have retreated in four of the past five months, but new survey findings from the National Association of Realtors® indicate it is not because of a lack of confidence from consumers about buying and selling a home, or based on their views about the direction of the economy and their finances.
September 26, 2017
Despite being in the prime years to buy their first home, an overwhelming majority of millennials with student debt do not own a home and believe this debt is to blame for what they typically expect to be a seven-year delay from buying.
September 18, 2017
Realtors® are pleased with the Senate's approval of Pam Patenaude as deputy secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
September 14, 2017
Tax reform done right could yield savings and simplification that benefits average Americans, but history shows that misguided reforms can pose significant threats to the economy.
Large market price growth is expected to flatten, but strong leasing demand and small market investment should keep the sector on solid ground.
NAR’s Good Neighbor Awards honor Realtors® who make an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer work.
September 5, 2017
With expiration less than a month away, property owners could soon find themselves unprotected or unable to get a mortgage without the NFIP.
Pending homes sales stumbled in July for the fourth time in five months as only the West saw an increase in contract activity.
August 30, 2017