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Home Ownership Matters

It’s more important than ever to support responsible home ownership.

  • President Moe Veissi discusses an important issue that could cause the cost of home ownership to increase, and why he is urging members to contact their member of Congress and tell them to do no harm to housing.

  • National Association of Realtors® President Moe Veissi released a statement today thanking Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for his comments in support of homeowners and the struggling housing market in testimony today before the House Budget Committee.

  • The National Association of Realtors® commends President Obama for pledging to assist homeowners and the struggling housing market, because restoring the health of the housing market is critical for the nation’s economic recovery.

  • NAR commends President Obama for his remarks in support of homeowners and the struggling housing market during tonight’s State of the Union address. As leading advocates for homeownership, REALTORS® know that restoring the health of the housing market is the only way to achieve a broader economic recovery.

  • The National Association of Realtors® estimates that one job is generated for every two home sales.  Using that ratio, 1,000 home sales generate 500 jobs.

  • Looking for information to share with clients or your community? The resources here—flyers, videos, and more—are designed to help REALTORS® and brokers communicate easily and effectively about the positive benefits of home ownership.

    New Brochure: The Field Guide to the Benefits of Home Ownership

    This brochure supports the 2011 Public Awareness Campaign's...

  • NAR recognizes the challenges of an attack on home ownership and, in response, launched the Home Ownership Matters campaign.

  • Over the course of eight months, NAR's 2011 Home Ownership Matters Bus Tour travelled through 33 states and visited more than 50 cities.

  • Home ownership provides many benefits to the family, children, and the community, such as increased education, lower teen-age pregnancy rate, and a higher lifetime annual income.

  • After travelling through 33 states and visiting more than 50 cities across the country, the National Association of Realtors® Home Ownership Matters Bus arrives in Anaheim, Calif., today for the Realtors® Conference & Expo here this week. The bus will be parked on the floor of the Anaheim Convention Center throughout the conference.

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