Among those polled, approximately 75% of non-homeowners reported that homeownership is part of their American Dream; 43% said cost was why they didn't yet own a home.
Homeowners looking to add personality and individuality to their home are more likely to undertake a do it yourself remodel than hire a professional.
January 3, 2019
Media Contact:Jane Dollinger 202-383-1042
The Volunteering Works Grant and Mentoring program connects mentors with Realtors® who are building new community service projects.
In a critical win for home sales while the partial shutdown of the federal government is ongoing, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will issue and renew flood insurance policies, reversing an unexpected and controversial ruling the agency released earlier this week.
The latest decline in contract signings implies more short-term pull back in the housing sector and does not yet capture the impact of recent favorable conditions of mortgage rates.
December 28, 2018
FEMA issued a new opinion disallowing new or renewal flood insurance policies during the partial shutdown of the federal government. Insurers can still pay claims on existing policies.
NAR President-Elect Vince Malta spoke on NAR's priorities for a legislative restructuring of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
December 21, 2018
Media Contact:Wesley Shaw 202-383-1193
Total existing-home sales increased 1.9 percent from October. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity. Rising inventory is taming home price appreciation, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.
December 19, 2018
SCV’s REach® Accelerator group will leverage Elmspring’s exceptional network of real estate and housing industry professionals, investors, mentors, and strategic partners to accelerate innovators in the commercial real estate field and will open applications in early 2019 for a commercial- focused accelerator class.
December 18, 2018
Media Contact:Cole Henry 202-383-1290
While consumer sentiment about home buying weakened in the fourth quarter, more people than not still think it's a good time to buy a home.
December 18, 2018