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March 2015 Foot Traffic

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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.

Return Buyers

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This infographic is about return buyers, formerly distressed sellers who have repaired their credit and have returned to the housing market.

Tax Day 2015

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Did you know? State and local income and property taxes, mortgage interest, charitable contributions, and a handful of other items are all deductible expenses.

Batter Up: 2015 Opening Day Matchups in Home Prices

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The data in this infographic is from the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Location of Primary, Vacation, and Investment Homes Purchased in 2014 by Region

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This infographic was created using data from the 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey.

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Vacation Homes and Buyers

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This infographic shows statistics on vacation homes and vacation home buyers. The data comes from the 2015 Investment & Vacation Home Buyers Survey.

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Vacation Home Sales Soar to Record High in 2014, Investment Purchases Fall

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WASHINGTON (April 1, 2015) – Vacation home sales boomed in 2014 to above their most recent peak level in 2006, while investment purchases fell for the fourth straight year, according to an annual survey of residential homebuyers released today by the National Association of Realtors®.

NAR’s 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey,* covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2014, shows vacation-home sales catapulted to an estimated 1.13 million last year, the highest amount since NAR began the survey in 2003... Read More

Pending Sales Rise 3.1 Percent, Inventory Remains a Concern

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In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the increase in pending home sales. He also discusses the steady flow of buyers into the market, low inventory, low vacancy rates in the rental market, rising prices, and the economics behind these trends.

Pending Home Sales Rise in February Behind Solid Gains in Midwest, West

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WASHINGTON (March 30, 2015) – Pending home sales in February increased to their highest level since June 2013 as sizeable gains in the Midwest and West offset smaller declines in the Northeast and South, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 3.1 percent to 106.9 in February from a slight downward revision... Read More

February 2015 Existing-Home Sales

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In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discusses the modest gain in existing-home sales in February 2015.

See existing-home sales data for February 2015.

Read the news release about February 2015 existing-home sales.

February 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index

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The data in this infographic comes from the February 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index report.

See the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index report.

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February 2015 Existing-Home Sales

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The information in this infographic is from February 2015 Existing-Home Sales data.

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Existing-Home Sales Slightly Improve in February, Price Growth Gains Steam

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WASHINGTON (March 23, 2015) – Existing-home sales increased modestly in February, but constrained inventory levels pushed price growth to its fastest pace in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose... Read More

REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Credit Availability: Trends, Issues, and Implications for First-time Homebuyers

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In this video, Dr. Laurie Goodman, the Center Director for the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute, shares her data-driven analysis on recent trends and issues on mortgage credit availability and the impact on homeownership, especially for first-time homebuyers.

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

Going Green

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This infographic takes a look at the green and energy-efficient home features popular with recent home buyers. The data comes from the 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and the 2015 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report.

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Squeeze on Renters

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This data visualization shows the percentage of change in rental costs over the past five years in metropolitan statistical areas across the U.S.

The gap between rental costs and household income in many metro areas is widening to unsustainable levels in many parts of the country, and the situation could worsen unless new home construction meaningfully rises.

Read the news release about NAR's study of renters from 2009-2014.

Housing Affordability Index

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This data visualization shows housing affordability by region of the U.S. in January 2015, and the percentage of change for each region from December 2014. 

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Highlights: 2015 Generational Trends Report

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This infographic slideshow offers an overview of the 2015 Home Buyer & Seller Generational Trends report. It highlights home buyer and seller characteristics by generation.

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International Women's Day

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Celebrated on March 8, International Women's day acknowledges the economic, political, and social achievements of women.

This infographic takes a look at women REALTORS®, using data from NAR's 2014 Member Profile.

Asian Investors Lead International Commercial Investment in U.S. and Canada, says NAR Survey

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WASHINGTON (March 12, 2015) – International investment in commercial real estate is dominated by Asian interests in both Canada and the U.S., according to a new survey from the Richard J. Rosenthal Center for Real Estate Studies at REALTOR® University and the National Association of Realtors®.

The survey found that 47 percent of Canadian respondents and 41 percent of those in the U.S. indicated that their international clients were from... Read More