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09:57 ET Realtors® Report Value in Promoting Green Features in Both Residential and Commercial Listings

With Earth Day right around the corner, members of the National Association of Realtors® are doubling down on their commitment to promote...


Apr 04, 2019, 16:23 ET Realtors® Applaud Senate Confirmation of Mark Calabria to lead FHFA

NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Dr. Mark Calabria as the next FHFA Director this afternoon. ...


Apr 01, 2019, 16:02 ET Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in February

Existing-home sales rose 11.8 percent from last month and the median home sales price rose 3.6 percent from last year. Visit...


Apr 01, 2019, 10:00 ET Gen Xers' Adult Children Influence Their Buying Decisions, Younger Millennials Become Buying Force According to Realtor® Report

One in six Gen Xers purchased a multi-generational home, overtaking younger boomers as the generation most likely to do so; with 52 percent of those...


Mar 29, 2019, 10:55 ET Realtors® Denounce Federal Court Decision to Strike Down AHP Expansion

NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after District Court of Columbia Judge John Bates struck down a Department of Labor attempt...


Mar 28, 2019, 11:29 ET Pending Home Sales Dip 1.0 Percent in February

Pending home sales endured a minor drop in February, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The four major regions were split last...


Mar 27, 2019, 10:28 ET NAR Pushes for Bipartisan Congressional Action as GSE Reform Conversations Intensify

The National Association of Realtors® continued its push to drive Government Sponsored Entity reform as President-Elect Vince Malta testified before...


Mar 26, 2019, 16:33 ET Realtors® Offer Perspectives on Data Privacy to Senate Commerce Committee

The National Association of Realtors® 2019 Vice Chair of Federal Technology Policy testified before the Senate on Tuesday as Congress continues its...


Mar 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Existing-Home Sales Surge 11.8 Percent in February

Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in February, experiencing the largest month-over-month gain since December 2015, according to the National...


Mar 20, 2019, 16:00 ET Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor® Survey

New findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey show that more Americans believe that now is a good time to purchase a home. Consumer...


Mar 14, 2019, 13:27 ET More Than 80 Percent of Realtors® Say Staged Houses Help Buyers Visualize Them as Homes

As the spring home buying season kicks off, a new survey from the National Association of Realtors® shows that 83 percent of buyers' agents say that...


Mar 13, 2019, 15:11 ET Realtors® Testify to House Committee on National Flood Insurance Program

This morning, a representative from the National Association of Realtors® testified to the House Financial Service Committee during its hearing,...


Mar 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Majority of Real Estate Firms Remain Optimistic, Evolving Technology Remains a Challenge

The evolving technological landscape, competition from nontraditional market participants and housing affordability continue to be among the biggest...


Mar 05, 2019, 09:41 ET National Association of Realtors® Builds Communications and Creative Capabilities

The National Association of Realtors® announced today two new additions to a newly integrated marketing communications team to increase member...


Feb 28, 2019, 14:04 ET Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in January

Pending home sales and inventory rose in January, while existing home sales experienced a drop. Visit https://www.nar.realtor/videos/housing-minute...


Feb 27, 2019, 11:15 ET Pending Home Sales Jump 4.6 Percent in January

Pending home sales rebounded strongly in January, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions saw growth last month,...


Feb 21, 2019, 13:50 ET National Association of Realtors® Announces New Technology Team Leader

The National Association of Realtors® announced today that Glenn Shimkus has been named vice president of strategy & innovation, effective...


Feb 21, 2019, 10:00 ET Existing-Home Sales Drop 1.2 Percent in January

Existing-home sales experienced a minor drop for the third consecutive month in January, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Of the...


Feb 19, 2019, 14:14 ET Second Century Ventures Launches REach® Commercial Accelerator

Second Century Ventures, the National Association of Realtors®' strategic investment arm, has launched REach® Commercial, its first commercial real...


Feb 14, 2019, 13:41 ET Realtors® Urge Confirmation of Mark Calabria to FHFA

National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement after Mark Calabria's testimony in front of the Senate...


Feb 13, 2019, 10:50 ET 20 Years of Celebrating Realtors® Who Give Back

The National Association of Realtors® celebrates an exciting milestone this year: the 20th year of the Good Neighbor Awards. For two decades, this...


Feb 12, 2019, 11:12 ET Metro Home Prices Jump 4 Percent in 2018's Fourth Quarter

Inventory increased and metro market prices rose at a slower pace in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly report by the...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:54 ET ICYMI: Realtors® Lead Marquee Industry Event on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform

On Thursday, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., over 400 people gathered for the National Association of Realtors®' inaugural Policy Forum,...


Feb 07, 2019, 14:12 ET Realtors® Release New Vision for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform

With over 400 people on hand for the National Association of Realtors®' Housing Finance Reform Policy Forum, NAR today unveiled a new vision for...


Feb 07, 2019, 10:23 ET Realtors® Welcome CEOs from ABA, MBA and NAHB at Housing Finance Reform Forum

This morning at the National Association of Realtors®' GSE Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., CEOs from the American Bankers Association, Mortgage...