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REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Financial Cycles and Real Estate

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In this video, which is part of the REALTOR® University Speaker Series, Alex Pollock, AEI Resident Fellow, defines financial cycles, discusses how they affect fiscal policy and the housing market, and what we should expect with the next cycle.

2014 Overview of Land Markets Survey

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While overall median land prices steadily rose 4 percent, individuals and families continued to invest in land and account for 58 percent of buyers in land sales transactions, according to a 2014 Land Markets Survey, conducted jointly by the REALTORS® Land Institute and the National Association of REALTORS®. In addition, the survey also revealed that 17 percent of land purchasers are corporations/partnerships, 17 percent are investors, and 10 percent are expansion farmers.

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Infographic: September 2014 Existing-Home Sales

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The information in this infographic is from September 2014 Existing-Home Sales data.

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Video: Home Sales Pace Rose in September

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In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about existing-home sales numbers in September, and about what he thinks will happen in the housing market in the next one to two years, and why.

Existing-Home Sales Rebound in September

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WASHINGTON (October 21, 2014) – After a modest decline last month, existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year, according to the National Association of Realtors®.  All major regions except for the Midwest experienced gains in September.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-... Read More

Infographic: The Home Search Process at the State Level (2004-2013)

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For more information about home buyers and sellers, explore the reports published by NAR.

Infographic: The Home Search Process at the National Level (2004-2013)

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For more information about home buyers and sellers, explore the reports published by NAR.

 

Infographic: 2014 Commercial Real Estate Research

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For more information about these and other research reports produced by NAR, visit the Research Reports page.

For more information on commercial real estate, please visit REALTOR.org's Commercial page.

REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Affordable Rental Housing in the U.S.: Where does it come from and what happens to it?

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In this video, Dr. John Weicher, Director, Center for Housing & Financial Markets at the Hudson Institute, takes a 20-year look at affordable rental housing. His analysis spans 1985-2005 and discusses how that housing availability has changed and why.

Quiz: 2014 Profile of Real Estate Firms: Part I

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How much do you know about real estate firms? Take this quiz and find out.

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Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey

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The Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey is conducted annually and provides an overview of lending conditions that impact commercial transactions nationally, based on responses from commercial real estate members.

According to the first Urban Land Institute/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast of 2014, commercial real estate fundamentals are projected to continue improving. Vacancy rates are expected to decline for office, industrial and retail properties, while availability for apartments is estimated to rise. Commercial rents are poised to rise for the four core property types in... Read More

Quiz: 2014 Profile of Real Estate Firms: Part II

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Infographic: Generations' Effect on the Industry for the Next Two Years

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The information in this infographic is from the 2014 Profile of Real Estate Firms. See the full report.

Infographic: Reasons for Firms to Actively Recruit Sales Agents

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The information in this infographic is from the 2014 Profile of Real Estate Firms. See the full report.

Real Estate Firms Optimistic About Future of Industry

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WASHINGTON (October 2, 2014) –  Real estate firms are confident about the future growth and profitably of their industry, according to the  2014 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Real Estate Firms.

“The real estate industry is competitive, and Realtors® know that to be successful they must have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the know-how to make a business thrive, even in a difficult market,” said NAR President... Read More

Video: August Pending Home Sales Fall Slightly

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In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun gives an overview of pending home sales so far this year, talks about new home construction, the slight increase in inventory, and shadow inventory, and gives his forecast for the housing market through the end of 2014 and into 2015.

Pending Home Sales Fall Slightly in August

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WASHINGTON (September 29, 2014) – Pending home sales slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced declines except for the West, which rose for the fourth consecutive month.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, fell 1.0 percent to 104.7 in August from 105.8 in... Read More

Interactive Maps: Median Age of Home Buyers (2003-2013)

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The median age of First-Time Home Buyers was 31 years old in 2013, but it differs slightly each year. The maps below show the median age of home buyers at the state-level for the past decade (2003-2013). There is an obvious increase in the median age since 2003, specifically for 2006 and beyond. In 2011, the median age of home buyers reached its highest value. In addition, First-Time Home Buyers exhibit greater stability in median age than Repeat Home Buyers.

Latest Data on International Trade and International Homebuyers

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Both imports and exports are rising much faster than the broader economy. That means more companies are seeing faster sales growth to foreign buyers than to U.S. domestic buyers. A greater interaction with foreign economies, in turn, will mean increased demand for U.S. real estate by foreigners.

Video: Existing-Home Sales Slow Slightly in August

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In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says that the likely reason for the slight decline in existing-home sales in August is that investors are stepping out of the market. He talks about why this might be happening, as well as about inventory, the Federal Reserve, modest price appreciation, and rising rents.