Existing-Home Sales Flounder in August

Existing-home sales floundered in August, posting higher than one year prior but lower than in July, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.35 million, a 1.7 percent decrease from July but a 0.2 percent increase from one year prior. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent to 1.88 million, 6.5 percent below one year […]

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College Debt Is Postponing Homeownership—but by How Long?

College debt is having a compounding effect on how millennials perceive and plan for homeownership. Eighty-three percent of millennials in a recently released report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) say they are delaying their home-buying plans by a median seven years as a result of their student loan debt. Twenty percent of the […]

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Stay Safe and Earn Big With MVP

NAR PULSE—Register for one of two safety webinars being offered during REALTOR® Safety Month and earn a free Little Red Book: Safety Rules to Live by for REALTORS® – Download, PLUS a chance to win a Guard Llama Personal Protection Kit. This Member Value Plus (MVP) Program offer expires Sept. 26! Check it out today! […]

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REALTORS® Support Tax Reform ‘Done Right’

Tax reform done right could yield savings and simplification that benefits average Americans, but history shows that misguided reforms can pose significant threats to the economy. That’s the message the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) brought to Congress recently as Iona Harrison, chair of NAR’s Federal Taxation Committee, testified before the Senate Finance Committee. At the […]

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Technology Adoption: Impact on Office Synergy

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable this month discusses agent adoption of technology. Moderator: Robert Bailey, Broker/Owner, Bailey Properties, Santa Cruz, Calif.; Liaison for Large Residential Firms Relations, NAR Panelists: Mike Pappas, CEO, Keyes Co. Illustrated Properties, Miami, Fla. Dan Forsman, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, Atlanta, Ga. Tom Skiffington, Broker/Owner, […]

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ZipLogix makeover could clean up transaction management

ZipLogix has overhauled its products for real estate agents …

ZipLogix makeover could clean up transaction management

ZipLogix has overhauled its products for real estate agents …

The Inman Files: All-day open houses and reconsidering Chris Rock

You can imagine the day when the houses with more showing hours and easier access will sell faster than homes done the old way. The parallel to e-commerce is unmistakable …

A quarter of male Realtors carry a gun

A number of standard responsibilities and marketing efforts in real estate put agents in a vulnerable position — showing an empty property to new clients, holding an open house and advertising your location on social media can all be risky …

Commercial Real Estate to Soften, but Still on Solid Footing

Commercial real estate price growth in large markets is expected to flatten over the next year, but strong leasing demand and investor appetite in smaller markets should keep the sector on solid ground, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) quarterly commercial real estate forecast. Backed by the ongoing stretch of outstanding job […]

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