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October 25, 2013:

A 10-year history shows REALTORS®’ evolving use of technology, the Internet and social media and the essential role that technology plays in the real estate transaction.

October 21, 2013:

After hitting the highest level in nearly four years, existing-home sales declined in September, but limited inventory conditions continued to pressure home prices in much of the country.

October 21, 2013:

Today’s ever-evolving technology world is transforming the real estate industry, not only with new applications and tools, but also in generating volumes of information about how people approach and conduct real estate transactions. To help Realtors® understand and interpret these trends, the National Association of Realtors® has hired Todd Carpenter to fill a new position, Managing Director of Data Analytics.

October 10, 2013:

NAR testified today before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs that defaulting on the nation's federal debt could be disastrous for the U.S. economy and catastrophic for the housing recovery.

October 9, 2013:

Nearly nine out of 10 recent home buyers said that heating and cooling costs were somewhat or very important when considering a home for purchase, indicating the importance of energy efficiency and environmentally friendly home features.

October 1, 2013:

The five individuals named as this year's REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Awards winners demonstrate how Realtors® value helping those in need and that many of them are committed to selfless service.

September 26, 2013:

Pending home sales slowed in August, with tight inventory conditions, higher interest rates, rising home prices and continuing restrictive mortgage credit impacting the market.

September 19, 2013:

Existing-home sales increased in August and reached the highest level in six and a half years, while the median price shows nine consecutive months of double-digit year-over-year increases.

September 16, 2013:

NAR President Gary Thomas released a statement about NAR's role, over the past five years, in shaping policies to stabilize the market, recover home values, ensure access to affordable credit, and renew faith in the value of home ownership.

September 16, 2013:

Realtors® have always been invested in helping military service professionals find housing solutions that best meet their needs and allow them to take full advantage of their military benefits.