With very low inventory levels in much of the country during the second quarter, existing-homes sales cooled and home prices rose robustly.
The annual real estate conference brings together top experts to discuss the industry’s most pressing trends and is an opportunity for international attendees to make connections with real estate professionals in one of the world’s most dynamic regions.
Pending home sales increased in all four major regions in June, but overall activity lagged year ago levels for the sixth straight month.
July 30, 2018
Rising home prices and low inventory led to a decline in foreign home purchases in the United States.
The income and sales volume of National Association of Realtors® members dropped slightly over the last year, but membership increased as younger members continue to enter the industry.
The new legislation would secure into law the “four corners of net neutrality,” focusing on providing consumer protection for those accessing and doing business online.
Nearly one-fifth of Realtors® practicing in commercial real estate closed a sale with an international client in 2017, and 35 percent said they have experienced an increase in the number of international clients in the past five years.
NAR hosted a June 22 roundtable event examining the scope and status of comprehensive Government-Sponsored Enterprise, or GSE, reform. With America’s homeownership rate struggling to match falling unemployment and increasing consumer confidence, protecting the benefits of the secondary mortgage market remains critical to the health of the overall housing industry.