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REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation: The Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages

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This presentation is from a talk given by Dr. Rodney Harrell, Director, Livable Communities, AARP Public Policy Institute, in which he talks about the things that make up the livability index: proximity to good schools, transportation options, and the availability of age-appropriate facilities.

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

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REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation: Increasing the Access to Credit and Affordable Rental Units for Low Income Housing

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This presentation is from a talk given by Dr. Paul Manchester, a Principal Economist at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). In his talk, he discusses how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are increasing access of low income households and households in low-income/high-minority areas to affordable single-family housing and to multifamily rental units.

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

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2015 Q4 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey

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The new Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report was created to monitor consumer sentiment about the housing market. This new report covers core topics that will be tracked on a monthly basis such as views on housing as a good financial investment, whether homeownership is part of the American Dream, if now is a good time to buy or sell a home and perception of home price changes.

This HOME survey will be released on a quarterly basis. The 2016 release dates will be:

The New American Suburb: Poverty, Race, and the Economic Crisis

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In this talk, Dr. Katrin Anacker presents the findings from her recently published book, “The New American Suburb: Poverty, Race, and the Economic Crisis.” In the book, she analyzes current suburban issues by utilizing recently published data from the 2010 Census and American Community Survey. She looks at issues affecting American suburbs such as suburban decline and poverty, racial and ethnic change, suburban foreclosures, and policies addressing these issues.

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REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation: The New American Suburb: Poverty, Race, and the Economic Crisis

8 hours 55 min ago

This presentation is from a talk given by Dr. Katrin Anacker, author of the recently published book, “The New American Suburb: Poverty, Race, and the Economic Crisis.” In the book, she analyzes current suburban issues by utilizing recently published data from the 2010 Census and American Community Survey. She looks at issues affecting American suburbs such as suburban decline and poverty, racial and ethnic change, suburban foreclosures, and policies addressing these issues.

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Existing-Home Sales Fizzle in February

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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

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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.

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February 2016 Existing-Home Sales

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2016 Home Buying & Selling by Generation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

2016 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends

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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

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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