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Dec 14, 2017, 14:09 ET Net Neutrality Rollback Put Consumers, Main Street Businesses on the Defensive in Digital Era, Says Realtors® $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The Federal Communications Commission today announced a rollback of net neutrality rules, sparking a swift rebuke from the nation's 1.3 million...


Dec 12, 2017, 14:35 ET Infographic: Homeowners Say Changing Homeownership's Tax Incentives Restricts Mobility, Causes Financial Strain $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

An overwhelming majority of homeowners would take advantage of the mortgage interest deduction and state and local property tax deductions if they...


Dec 06, 2017, 16:40 ET Experts Highlight Mix of Challenges, Bright Spots for Homeownership at Realtors®, S&P Global Joint Event $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

While America's homeownership rate continues to hover around a 50-year low, experts gathered at the National Association of Realtors® Washington,...


Dec 02, 2017, 09:12 ET Realtors®: Senate-Passed Tax Legislation Bad News for Homeowners $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The U.S. Senate today passed tax reform legislation that the National Association of Realtors® believes puts home values at risk and dramatically...


Dec 01, 2017, 11:31 ET National Association of Realtors®, S&P Global Put Homeownership in Spotlight with "The Future of the U.S. Housing Market" Event $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

WHAT: National Association of Realtors®, S&P Global event on housing and homeownership (OPEN TO PRESS) WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at 9:30...


Nov 30, 2017, 11:51 ET Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in October $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Existing-home sales and contract signings saw strong gains in October, but both remained below year ago levels because of the persistent supply and...


Nov 30, 2017, 11:37 ET Second Century Ventures Accepting Applications for 2018 REach® Accelerator Class $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, is now accepting applications for its 2018 REach®...


Nov 29, 2017, 10:00 ET Pending Home Sales Strengthen 3.5 Percent in October $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Pending home sales rebounded strongly in October following three straight months of diminishing activity, but still continued their recent slide of...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:30 ET Brian Montgomery Right Choice to Lead FHA $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The Senate Banking Committee voted today to confirm Brian Montgomery as the next commissioner at the Federal Housing Administration. National...


Nov 27, 2017, 13:25 ET Helpful Holiday Hosting Hacks from HouseLogic $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The holiday season can be the happiest and most stressful time of the year, especially when it comes to playing host. This month's "Household Hacks...


Nov 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Existing-Home Sales Grow 2.0 Percent in October $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Existing-home sales increased in October to their strongest pace since earlier this summer, but continual supply shortages led to fewer closings on...


Nov 16, 2017, 14:20 ET As House Passes Middle-Class Tax Increase, Realtors® Say Their Work is Just Getting Started $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1, the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," a bill National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:49 ET New REALTOR Benefits® Partner Helps Realtors® Maximize Social Media Marketing $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The National Association of Realtors® 2017 Member Profile found that Realtors®' web presence and use of social media continues to grow as a...


Nov 14, 2017, 17:46 ET House Passage of Flood Bill Critical Step toward Reauthorization, Reform $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

With less than a month left before the National Flood Insurance Program expires, the National Association of Realtors® is applauding the House of...


Nov 14, 2017, 14:28 ET National Association of Realtors® Outlines Concerns in Advance of Tax Reform Vote $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

As a vote on tax reform in the House of Representatives draws near, National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall will outline...


Nov 14, 2017, 11:00 ET [NAR Infographic] The Anatomy of a First-time Buyer in 2017 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Prospective first-time buyers in recent years have had to navigate several obstacles on their path to homeownership, including higher rents and...


Nov 09, 2017, 16:34 ET As Senate Republicans Unveil Tax Reform Bill, Realtors® Highlight Importance of Homeownership $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Senate Republicans today unveiled their vision for tax reform with a legislative package that includes the elimination of state-and-local tax...


Nov 07, 2017, 10:41 ET Trust Stamp Announces Free Safety Tool for All Realtors® $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

At the National Association of Realtors®' Conference & Expo in Chicago, Trust Stamp announced that its safety tool will now be free for all...


Nov 06, 2017, 15:00 ET Housing Supply Shortages Slowing First-time Buyers; Signs of Hope Exist for More New Construction $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Stubbornly low inventory conditions in a large swath of the country are behind the below-average share of first-time buyers in recent years, but...


Nov 06, 2017, 13:43 ET National Association of Realtors® Installs 2018 Leadership $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri was installed today as 2018 president of the National Association of...


Nov 06, 2017, 12:59 ET Robert Kulick Presented with National Association of Realtors® Distinguished Service Award $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Robert Kulick, a Realtor® from Monte Sereno, California has received the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The...


Nov 06, 2017, 12:42 ET National Association of Realtors® Presents Jack Woodcock with Distinguished Service Award $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Jack Woodcock, a Realtor® from Las Vegas, has received the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The honor is...


Nov 04, 2017, 15:02 ET Expert Tips to Avoid Falling Victim to Real Estate Fraud Schemes $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Jon Goodman, real estate attorney at Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., shared information with Realtors® and other attendees today at...


Nov 04, 2017, 13:46 ET Understanding Buyer Preferences and Local Price Trends Can Help Realtors® Gain a Competitive Advantage $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Rising home prices amidst tight inventory conditions are creating challenging conditions for home shoppers, but understanding recent buyer...


Nov 04, 2017, 10:39 ET National Association of Realtors® Selects Bank of America Merrill Lynch to Develop Financial Wellness Program for Members $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Nearly nine in 10 Realtors® are independent contractors of their real estate firms and typically don't have access to traditional employer-provided...