Release date: April 2012
March 2012 Data Highlights
- The US unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in March, down from 8.3 in February and down from 8.9 percent in March 2011.
- The majority of states saw an improvement in the employment rate. Thirty states saw the unemployment rate improve in March; an additional 12 ...
NAR’s ninth housing pulse survey reflects that, as the housing market continues to struggle, Americans worry that policy proposals coming out of Washington could drag the market down further or deter potential new homeowners.
NAR's 2011 Community Preference Survey explores Americans' wants regarding neighborhood characteristics such as proximity to parks and shopping, walkability, and commuting time, and the trade-offs in home type and size that people may be willing to accept in order to obtain those neighborhood preferences. The survey reveals that most Americans would like to live in walkable communities...
A substantial majority of both home owners and current renters agree that owning a home is a smart decision over the long term, according to the results of an NAR survey conducted by Harris Interactive.
In addition to the report, charts and graphs from "American Attitudes About Home Ownership"...
This short sale workflow from Risk Management Committee provides a comprehensive overview of what the listing agent should know to successfully negotiate a short sale.
This report, produced by The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Research Division and Commissioned by The Florida Association of REALTORS® in April 2006, examines how the exceptionally strong hurricanes along the Gulf Coast affected home sales and the economy.