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Jul 10, 2019, 16:03 ET RPR® Delivers Members' Top-Requested Feature: Mailing Labels

Realtors Property Resource®, a nationwide data platform and a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Realtors®, is pleased to...


Jun 28, 2019, 18:06 ET Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in May

Both pending and existing home sales rose on a month over month basis in May. Visit https://www.nar.realtor/videos/housing-minute to watch a...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:06 ET Pending Home Sales Bounce Back 1.1% in May

Pending home sales increased in May, a positive variation from the minor sales dip seen in the previous month, according to the National Association...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:32 ET Realtor® Support for Association Health Plans Grows Nationally

Over 200 state and local Realtor® associations from across the country have proclaimed their support for the National Association of Realtors®'...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:22 ET NAR Applauds Legislation Eliminating VA Home Loan Cap, Protecting Vital Veteran Benefit

The National Association of Realtors® commended Congressional and White House efforts to protect the VA Home Loan Program after the Blue Water Navy...


Jun 25, 2019, 14:36 ET NAR Applauds Administration's Actions to Increase Americans' Access to Affordable Housing

National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement this afternoon after President Trump signed an Executive Order...


Jun 21, 2019, 10:05 ET Existing-Home Sales Ascend 2.5% in May

Existing-home sales rebounded in May, recording an increase in sales for the first time in two months, according to the National Association of...


Jun 20, 2019, 15:00 ET Volunteering Works Program Announces 2019 Mentoring and Grant Recipients

The National Association of Realtors® and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 11th annual Volunteering Works grants and...


Jun 19, 2019, 17:00 ET Second Century Ventures REACH® Accelerator Program Expands Worldwide

Second Century Ventures, the National Association of Realtors®' strategic investment arm, will expand the REACH® Accelerator program to regions...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:10 ET HOME Survey: More Say Now Is a Good Time to Sell a Home

The latest consumer findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey reveal that many more Americans believe that now is a good time to sell...


Jun 10, 2019, 16:08 ET National Association of Realtors® Files Amicus Brief Defending Labor Department's AHP Rule

The National Association of Realtors® filed an amicus brief in defense of the Department of Labor's (DOL) Association Health Plan rule late last week....


Jun 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Realtors® Release First Profile on LGB Buyers and Sellers

June is national LGBT Pride Month, and in recognition, the National Association of Realtors® has released its first-ever Profile of Lesbian, Gay and...


Jun 05, 2019, 14:48 ET Realtors® Join with VA to Commemorate 24 Millionth Loan, 75ᵗʰ Anniversary of GI Bill

his morning, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Department of Veterans Affairs welcomed more than 100 industry stakeholders and...


May 31, 2019, 10:00 ET Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in April

Pending and existing home sales declined slightly in April, while inventory continues to increase. Visit...


May 30, 2019, 10:00 ET Pending Home Sales Trail Off 1.5% in April

Pending home sales declined in April, a modest change from the growth seen a month before, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only...


May 23, 2019, 14:00 ET NAR Signs 100th Bilateral Partner, Increases Global Network

The National Association of Realtors® is pleased to announce a new bilateral agreement with the Syndicat National des Professionnels Immobiliers...


May 21, 2019, 10:51 ET Existing-Home Sales Inch Back 0.4% in April

Existing-home sales saw a minor decline in April, continuing March's drop in sales, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Two of the...


May 20, 2019, 13:13 ET Federal Housing Commissioner Speaks to Realtors®, Outlines Department's Housing Priorities

Representatives from the National Association of Realtors® traveled to the Department of Housing and Urban Development last week to hear from...


May 17, 2019, 20:55 ET President Trump Addresses Realtors® at NAR's Annual Legislative Meetings

President Donald Trump addressed a room of nearly 2,000 Realtors® at the National Association of Realtors®' Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo on...


May 17, 2019, 12:10 ET Realtors® Discuss Benefits, Advancements in New Real Estate Technology

Automation is very much a part of the real estate industry and should be embraced by Realtors® and other industry leaders, panelists said at...


May 16, 2019, 17:44 ET Realtors® Remain Positive on Commercial Market as Economy Remains Robust

While challenges remain, Realtors® specializing in the commercial real estate sector should have confidence that growth will continue in the...


May 16, 2019, 13:45 ET Realtors® Midyear Forecast: Home Sales Expected to be Stronger

Continued economic expansion, rising home sales and an increase in wage growth that is on par with home price growth are some of the expectations for ...


May 15, 2019, 13:00 ET NAR Continues to Grow Commercial Focus through Partnership with Brevitas

In a continued effort to provide enhanced commercial real estate information service for members, the National Association of Realtors® is announcing ...


May 15, 2019, 11:47 ET Are Hybrid Appraisals Becoming the New Normal In Real Estate Transactions?

Appraisals, a critical part of real estate transactions, have customarily been done in-person by an experienced appraiser. However, with advancements ...


May 14, 2019, 21:46 ET New FHFA Director Speaks to Realtors® on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform

Today, at the National Association of Realtors®' Regulatory Issues Forum, newly-appointed Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria spoke ...