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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.
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.
With very low inventory levels in much of the country during the second quarter, existing-homes sales cooled and home prices rose robustly.