Second Century Ventures, NAR’s strategic investment arm, has selected eight organizations for the 2018 REach® Class, a growth technology accelerator program helping launch companies into the real estate, financial services, banking, home services and insurance industries.
As consumer demand trends toward green and sustainable home features, Realtors® continue to work to promote environmentally responsible features and business practices.
Housing affordability is down from a year ago and fewer households can afford the active inventory of homes for sale, based on their income
April 18, 2018
Media Contact:Cole Henry 202-383-1290
Founding CEO Dale Ross will be retiring as of May 1, 2018. RPR’s Jeff Young has been named chief operating officer/general manager and will assume responsibility for all RPR activities, reporting directly to NAR CEO Bob Goldberg.
April 12, 2018
Technology innovation in the real estate industry is robust, with a wealth of listing data available to consumers and technology companies from a multitude of sources. NAR plans to demonstrate the competitiveness in real estate brokerage in an upcoming FTC and DOJ workshop.
April 11, 2018
Realtors® commemorate the 50th anniversary of the fair housing act today, and recognize April as Fair Housing Month, with education and events for members and state and local Realtor® associations throughout the month.
New consumer findings from NAR show that while a growing share of households feel more confident about the economy and their financial situation this year, extremely challenging market conditions to start the year has led to skepticism that this is a good time to buy a home.
March 26, 2018
Media Contact:Adam DeSanctis 202-383-1178
The bill contains housing-related provisions important to REALTORS®,including alleviating the weakening of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) from the new tax law, and extending the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through at least mid-summer.
Throughout March and April, Houselogic.com, the comprehensive website for homeowners, buyers and sellers from the National Association of Realtors®, along with real estate industry experts will answer consumers’ questions about the home buying process in a Q&A series on Facebook, titled “How to Buy a Home Step-by-Step.”
March 20, 2018
Media Contact:Jane Dollinger 202-383-1042