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Realtors get a seat at the drone regulation table

The Federal Aviation Administration has invited the National Association of Realtors to participate in a working group that will provide input on forthcoming regulations of “unmanned aerial systems,” or drones. NAR says it will use the opportunity to “educate FAA...

$100 Million Homes Are Outliers . . .

Source: National Association of Realtors   Expensive home sales have been in the news a lot these days. The Wall Street Journal wrote about a “palatially priced” mansion in Florida listed at $139 million. The Los Angeles Times featured a Beverly Hills mansion listed at $85 million — interestingly, it was built on speculation. Business...Read More

Find and implement the right mobile solutions for your business

You probably don’t need me to tell you that mobile is important. According to the National Association of Realtors, 93 percent of Realtors use their smartphones to conduct business -- and they spend a median 44 percent of their time working on the go....

Las Vegas Real Estate in August: YoY Non-contingent Inventory up 39%, Distressed Sales and Cash Buying down YoY

This is a key distressed market to follow since Las Vegas has seen the largest price decline of any of the Case-Shiller composite 20 cities. The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors reported GLVAR reports local home prices holding...Show More Summary

Illinois Association of Realtors to publish ethics violations, but won’t name names

The Illinois Association of Realtors will soon be the second state association to publish violations of the Realtor Code of Ethics in a members-only section of its website, but offenders will remain unnamed. Last month, as part of a campaign...

100,000 agents to get ‘single sign-on’ access to NAR programs

Imagine a dashboard where agents can access their multiple listing service, the third-party products they’ve purchased, resources from their local association and tools from the National Association of Realtors — all with a single logon. In what has been dubbed the “NAR Portlet...

Women in Business: Q&A with Ann Davis & Stephanie Bellanova, Broker Associates | Owners ERA Central Realty Group

Ann Davis & Stephanie Bellanova have been working alongside each other as a mother/daughter team since 1986 when Ann opened ERA Ann Davis & Associates. Ann, a Realtor since 1977 and Stephanie since 1990, share a broad range of experience...Show More Summary

Pending Home Sales Index Jumps 3.3% Amid Low Mortgage Rates, Strong Demand

National Association of Realtors® uses contract data to forecast a strong August and September for housing. Analysis plus today's live mortgage rates. Click for the complete post : Pending Home Sales Index Jumps 3.3% Amid Low Mortgage Rates, Strong Demand.

US pending home sales rebound

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

US pending home sales rebounded last month to their highest levels in nearly a year, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday, in report providing further evidence of a steadying housing market. The NAR's pending home sales index surged 3.3 percent in July to 105.9, its highest level since August 2013. Show More Summary

NAR-backed agent ratings pilot program in California, Illinois, Florida fizzles

An agent ratings pilot program backed by the National Association of Realtors has ended without being renewed after reportedly low adoption rates by agents and lack of support for the program at the national level. In August 2012, survey-based agent rating...

Alex Perriello: MLSs should consolidate via acquisition

Consolidation of multiple listing services should happen “through acquisition,” with larger MLSs taking over smaller ones that aren’t able to adapt, Alex Perriello told attendees at the National Association of Realtors’ 2014 Leadership Summit. Perriello, president and CEO of Realogy Franchise...

What if .realtor domains turn Google into AgentMatch?

What IF 500,000 members take the National Association of Realtors up on its offer of a free.realtor domain, and what IF a sizable chunk of that group take realtor.com up on its offer to host their realtor.com profile pages...

Link between MLS data sharing and home prices about to be put to the test

Outside agents from the Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties are worried that the withdrawal of the California Desert Association of Realtors from a regional MLS database will hurt home prices in the Coachella Valley and make it harder for...

Wise Bread Reloaded: Real Estate Market Rebound?

This week the National Association of Realtors reported that sales of existing homes rose 2.3% in July, to the the highest they've been in 10 months. Even better? Fewer of those recent sales were for underwater or foreclosed homes. Prices,...Show More Summary

US existing-home sales rev up in July

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Sales of existing US homes rose in July to their fastest pace in almost a year amid building momentum in the housing market, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. Sales of existing homes, the largest part of the market, rose 2.4 percent to an annual rate of 5.15 million units in July, the highest rate since last September, NAR said. Show More Summary

EXISTING HOME SALES RISE FOR 4TH STRAIGHT MONTH

Existing-home sales climbed to their highest pace of the year in July as slower price growth inspired more purchases, the National Association of Realtors reported. The trade organization on Thursday reported total existing-home sales...Show More Summary

U.S. existing home sales rise at fastest pace in 10 months

The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales increased 2.4 percent to an annual rate of 5.15 million units. Home resales dropped in the summer of 2013 after the Federal Reserve signaled it would dial back its monetary stimulus for the economy, pushing mortgage interest rates higher.

NAR Announces Launch of .REALTOR Top-Level Domain

The National Association of Realtors®’ new.REALTOR top-level domain will be available October 23, 2014 to members of NAR and the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Those .realtor domains you’ve been hearing about for years will launch by Halloween

Starting Oct. 23, more than 1 million Realtors will be able to sign up for Web addresses with the new.realtor top-level domain, the National Association of Realtors and the Canadian Real Estate Association announced today. After a yearslong application process,...

NAR said to ask regulators to stop Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia

The National Association of Realtors reportedly wants federal antitrust regulators to block Zillow’s planned acquisition of Trulia, but there are no signs that the Federal Trade Commission plans to intervene. Zillow and Trulia — the two biggest real estate search...

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