Innovators, investors and Realtors® gathered in San Francisco for NAR’s inaugural Innovation, Opportunity & Investment Summit, to debate, discuss and collaborate on real estate’s most pressing technology issues such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality.
American financial and lending systems look vastly different nearly a decade after the defining moments of the Great Recession, thanks in part to safe and sound lending and regulatory policy reforms, strongly supported by the National Association of Realtors®. Today, home prices are at or approaching record highs in many markets, and mortgage default and foreclosure rates sit near historic lows.
August 27, 2018
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will end their single-family rental pilot programs.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development filed a housing discrimination complaint against Facebook, alleging the site’s targeting tools allow advertisers to intentionally exclude specific demographics from viewing or receiving certain housing-related ads.
August 20, 2018
With very low inventory levels in much of the country during the second quarter, existing-homes sales cooled and home prices rose robustly.
August 8, 2018
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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.
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.