Category Archives: Real Estate News

Pending Home Sales Leap 5.5% in February

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2017) — Pending home sales rebounded sharply in February to their highest level in nearly a year and second-highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw a notable hike in contract activity last month. The Pending Home Sales Index,* www.nar.realtor/topics/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator…
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6 REALTOR® Associations Honored for Community Outreach

WASHINGTON (March 28, 2017) – The National Association of Realtors® has honored six Realtor® associations across the country with Community Outreach Awards. These awards recognize associations that have worked within their communities to make them a better place to live and do business. “Realtors® are community leaders and are dedicated to building successful neighborhoods and…
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Existing-Home Sales Stumble in February

Existing-Home Sales Stumble in February  MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (March 22, 2017) — After starting the year at the fastest pace in almost a decade, existing-home sales slid in February but remained above year ago levels both nationally and in all major regions, according to the National Association…
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Stable Growth Expected for Commercial Real Estate in 2017

MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (February 23, 2017) — Steered ahead by strengthening demand in smaller markets, the commercial real estate sector should remain on stable ground in 2017 and offer decent returns for investors, according to the latest National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast. National…
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NAR, Realtor.com® Identify Growing Rift Between Housing Availability and Affordability

MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) MEDIA CONTACT: LEXIE PUCKET HOLBERT / 805-557-3151 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (February 16, 2017) — Existing-home sales are forecast to expand 1.7 percent in 2017, but a new housing affordability model created jointly by the National Association of Realtors® and realtor.com®, a leading online…
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Buy or rent? Zillow CEO shares real estate tips

[embed]https://youtu.be/rPWY5uHtpq0[/embed] Buy or rent? Zillow CEO shares real estate tips- The real estate market is soaring, as more than 5.25 million existing homes were sold last year. That's the most since 2006. It’s driving buyers to Zillow, the largest real estate website. On average, more than 142 million users a month find information on more…
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