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®.
REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Credit Availability: Trends, Issues, and Implications for First-time Homebuyers
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.
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.More Information
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.
This infographic slideshow offers an overview of the 2015 Home Buyer & Seller Generational Trends report. It highlights home buyer and seller characteristics by generation.More Information
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.
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
WASHINGTON (March 11, 2015) – Despite the economic and financial challenges young adults have braved since the recession, the millennial generation represented the largest share of recent buyers, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, which evaluates the generational differences of recent home buyers and sellers.
The survey additionally found that an overwhelming majority of buyers search for homes online and then purchase their home through a real estate agent, with millennials using agents the... Read More
This infographic is about home buyers and sellers in the Silent Generation, born between 1925 and 1945. The information it contains comes from the 2015 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.
This infographic is about home buyers and sellers in the Older Boomers age group, born between 1946 and 1954. The information it contains comes from the 2015 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.
This infographic is about home buyers and sellers in the Younger Boomers age group, born between 1955 and 1964. The information it contains comes from the 2015 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.
This infographic is about home buyers and sellers in the Generation X age group, born between 1965 and 1979. The information it contains comes from the 2015 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trends report.
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.
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.