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Video: Pending Home Sales Stay at Healthy Level

October 28, 2014

In this video, Director of Housing Statistics Danielle Hale talks about the current healthy level of contract activity in the market. She also gives a market forecast for the next 6-12 months, and talks about pending legislation that could affect the housing market.

REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation: Financial Cycles and Real Estate

October 28, 2014

This presentation is from a talk given by Alex Pollack, AEI Resident Fellow, in which he defines financial cycles, discusses how they affect fiscal policy and the housing market, and what we should expect with the next cycle.

This presentation is part of the REALTOR® University Speaker Series.

Watch the video of Alex Pollack's talk.

Pending Home Sales Hold Steady in September

October 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (October 27, 2014) – Pending home sales rose slightly in September and are now above year-over-year levels for the first time in 11 months, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, inched  0.3 percent to 105.0 in September from 104.7 in August, and is now 1.0 percent higher than September 2013 (104.0). The index is above 100 for the... Read More

REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Financial Cycles and Real Estate

October 28, 2014

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.

See the presentation slides.

2014 Overview of Land Markets Survey

October 28, 2014

Highlights:

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

October 28, 2014

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

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Video: Home Sales Pace Rose in September

October 28, 2014

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

October 28, 2014

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)

October 28, 2014

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)

October 28, 2014

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

 

Infographic: 2014 Commercial Real Estate Research

October 28, 2014

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?

October 28, 2014

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

October 28, 2014

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

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Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey

October 28, 2014

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

October 28, 2014
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Infographic: Generations' Effect on the Industry for the Next Two Years

October 28, 2014


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

October 28, 2014


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

October 28, 2014

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

October 28, 2014

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

October 28, 2014

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