The Realtors Property Resource®, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Realtors®, has suspended its Advanced Multi-List Platform, or AMP, project to reduce costs by several million dollars in 2018 and allow greater focus on its core initiatives.
NAR is currently accepting applications for REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Awards from REALTORS® who have made an impact on the world through community service. Entries must be received by Friday, May 4, 2018.
NAR announced a new internal organizational structure and changes to its senior management team to more effectively and efficiently serve its members.
January 12, 2018
Media Contact:Sara Wiskerchen 202-383-1013
Realtors® who work on small-scale charitable efforts that have growth potential are encouraged to apply. Five Volunteering Works recipients will benefit from a year of one-on-one mentoring from a member of the Good Neighbor Society and a $1,000 grant as seed money to help implement improvements in their community program.
January 4, 2018
Media Contact:Cole Henry 202-383-1290
While Realtors® still have concerns with the overall structure of the bill, fresh limits on the state and local tax deduction, and other changes, the final product is a significant improvement over previous iterations.
It is no longer just millennials propelling interest in walkable communities. Members of the silent or greatest generation, those born before 1944, also prefer smaller homes in neighborhoods with easy walks to shops and restaurants.
Despite steady job creation, record stock market gains and faster economic growth in recent months, new consumer findings show that a smaller share of households believe that now is a good time to buy or sell a home.
December 18, 2017
Media Contact:Adam DeSanctis 202-383-1178
FCC’s rollback of the Open Internet Order will mean higher costs and slower service for millions of American consumers and businesses. REALTORS® have strong concerns about what that might mean for the way consumers search for homes online and real estate is transacted.
An overwhelming majority of homeowners would take advantage of the mortgage interest deduction and state and local property tax deductions if they were to purchase a new home, and a notable share said that the proposed changes to these tax incentives would affect their budget and desire to move in the future.
While America’s homeownership rate continues to hover around a 50-year low, experts at an NAR and S&P Global joint event today said there is a clear path to improving the landscape for homeownership.
December 6, 2017