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Existing-Home Sales Fizzle in February

March 24, 2016

National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the decline in sales of existing homes in February 2016.

Existing-Home Sales Fizzle in February

March 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (March 21, 2016) — After increasing to the highest annual rate in six months, existing-home sales tumbled in February amidst unshakably low supply levels and steadfast price growth in several sections of the country, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by the Northeast and Midwest, all four major regions experienced sales declines in February.

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

February 2016 Existing-Home Sales

March 24, 2016

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The information in this infographic is from February 2016 Existing-Home Sales data.

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2016 Home Buying & Selling by Generation

March 24, 2016

 

This infographic is about home buying and selling by age group. The information it contains comes from the 2015 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.

2016 Generational Trends Report: Older Boomers

March 24, 2016

This infographic is about older baby boomer home buyers and sellers, born between 1946 and 1954. The information it contains comes from the 2016 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.

2016 Generational Trends Report: Millennials

March 24, 2016

This infographic is about millennial home buyers and sellers, born between 1980 and 1995. The information it contains comes from the 2016 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.

2016 Generational Trends Report: Generation X

March 24, 2016

This infographic is about generation X home buyers and sellers, born between 1965 and 1979. The information it contains comes from the 2016 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.

2016 Generational Trends Report: The Silent Generation

March 24, 2016

This infographic is about home buyers and sellers in the Silent Generation, born between 1925 and 1945. The information it contains comes from the 2016 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.

2016 Generational Trends Report: Younger Boomers

March 24, 2016

This infographic is about younger baby boomer home buyers and sellers, born between 1955 and 1964. The information it contains comes from the 2016 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.

NAR HOME Survey Underscores Need for More Single-family Home Construction

March 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (March 15, 2016) – Over three-quarters of surveyed households would purchase a single-family home if they were to buy in the next six months, and 79 percent of renters would choose to buy outside of an urban area, according to the second installment of the National Association of Realtors® new quarterly consumer survey. The survey also found that confidence about now being a good time to buy is waning amongst renters, particularly in the West – where prices have solidly risen.

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HOME Survey Q1 2016

March 24, 2016

This infographic takes a look at consumer opinions about the real estate market in the first quarter of 2016.

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Going Green 2016

March 24, 2016

This infographic takes a look at the green home features that recent home buyers and home remodelers find the most appealing. It was created using data from the following reports:

February 2016 Foot Traffic

March 24, 2016

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. Lockboxes made by SentriLock, LLC. are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future. This infographic shows the latest index data along with trends and changes.

2016 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends

March 24, 2016

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 Using data taken from the 2016 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report, this infographic takes a look at the characteristics of home buyers and sellers of different generations.

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NAR Generational Survey: Millennials Increasingly Buying in Suburban Areas

March 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (March 9, 2016) – A growing share of homebuyers are millennials, and more of them are purchasing single-family homes outside of urban areas, according to the 2016 National Association of Realtors® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, which evaluates the generational differences1 of recent home buyers and sellers. The survey additionally found that although student loan debt is more prevalent among millennial buyers, they aren’t the generation with the largest... Read More

International Women's Day 2016

March 24, 2016

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Using data taken from NAR's Member Profile, this infographic celebrates International Women's Day by looking at demographics of female REALTORS®.

Housing Market Summary for January 2016

March 24, 2016

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Using data taken from our Existing-Home Sales, Pending Home Sales, the REALTORS® Confidence Index and Foot Traffic Index, this infographic looks at what the housing market was doing in January and provides insight into the months ahead.

Existing-Home Sales Inch Forward in January

March 24, 2016

National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about how Existing-home sales crept up to the highest annual rate in six months.

Pending Sales Ease Slightly in January

March 24, 2016

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about January 2016 pending home sales, contract activity, home buying momentum, and his prediction on new home sales for the remainder of the year.

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Pending Home Sales Cool Down in January

March 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (February 29, 2016) — Following the highest average year for the index in nearly a decade1, pending home sales declined to begin 2016 but remained slightly higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the South saw an uptick in contract activity in January.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, declined 2.5 percent to 106.0 in January from an upwardly revised 108.7 in December but is... Read More