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.
NAR hosted a June 22 roundtable event examining the scope and status of comprehensive Government-Sponsored Enterprise, or GSE, reform. With America’s homeownership rate struggling to match falling unemployment and increasing consumer confidence, protecting the benefits of the secondary mortgage market remains critical to the health of the overall housing industry.
A Supreme Court decision paves the way for all tates to require sales tax collection from online retailers with no physical presence within the state.
Seventy-five percent of Americans believe that now is a good time to sell a house, while 68 percent think it is a good time to buy.
June 21, 2018
The U.S Department of Labor finalized its rule to expand the definition of “employer” to include “working owners,” allowing real estate professionals and other self-employed individuals to participate in association health plans.
National Homeownership Month is a time to celebrate and promote the modern American Dream of owning a home. Realtors® pledge to continue to lead efforts to ensure that the dream of homeownership is not only possible, but very real, for any and all who want to achieve it, so they can have a place of their own to make memories, grow their financial futures, and build strong communities.
June 1, 2018
Differences in household composition and financing options incentivize homebuying demand for veteran and active military.
May 25, 2018
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The U.S. Senate voted today to confirm Brian Montgomery as the next assistant secretary for Housing. The vote comes six months after the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee approved Montgomery’s initial nomination for FHA commissioner.
May 23, 2018
Home and commercial property owners looking to take on a remodel should consider undertaking an outdoor project.
The U.S. House passed bipartisan legislation today that the National Association of Realtors® believes will bring much-needed bank regulatory relief and consumer protections and is a step in the right direction for the industry.
May 22, 2018