From the NAR: Pending Home Sales Crawl Forward in OctoberPending home sales were mostly unchanged in October, but did squeak out a meager gain for the second consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®.The Pending...Show More Summary
Buying a home has always been a big-ticket purchase, but as CNNMoney notes, a seller's market has made being able to afford one increasingly difficult. HSH.com looked at median house prices from the National Association of Realtors for the third quarter of this year, plus the average interest rate...
I've written previously about the increasingly prominent role home health care is playing in shaping how health care is delivered to all Americans--especially in helping our nation's seniors age safely in place in their homes and communities. Show More Summary
The National Association of Realtors will publish its monthly release on existing home sales at 10 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that sales in the most active segment of the housing market fell 0.6% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.44 million in October, according to Bloomberg. The data release last month reflected a milestone. Show More Summary
Tuesday:• At 10:00 AM, Existing Home Sales for October from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 5.42 million SAAR, down from 5.47 million in September.Housing economist Tom Lawler expects the NAR to report...Show More Summary
From housing economist Tom Lawler:Based on publicly-available local realtor/MLS reports from across the country released through today, I project that US existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors ran at...Show More Summary
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 63 in November, unchanged from 63 in October. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.This graph show the NAHB index since Jan 1985.This was at the consensus forecast of 63, and is another solid reading. Click on graph for larger image.
As several real-life horror stories have shown, Realtors can put themselves in harm's way if they show homes to strangers. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has taken another step toward addressing the problem by backing a startup, Trust Stamp, that provides identity verification to agents meeting new clients or strangers...
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to announce that it has been recognized by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) as Firearms Innovator of the Year for the second year in a row and, for the tenth year in a row, Firearms Manufacturer of the Year. Show More Summary
As with many things in 2016, the housing market has been plagued with various issues: plummeting inventory, skyrocketing home prices and affordability problems that are keeping some buyers still. However, the National Association of Realtors' September existing-home sales report revealed a promising silver lining -- first-time homebuyers. Show More Summary
According to the National Association of Realtors, more than 90 percent of homebuyers make use of the internet when buying homes. That makes the internet a huge reservoir of real estate leads waiting to be mined by any agent...
From the NAR: Pending Home Sales Edge Up in SeptemberPending home sales shifted higher in September following August's notable dip and are now at their fifth highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Show More Summary
Longer dated US Treasury yields are at their highest level since May following Thursday's better than expected pending home sales for September. Data released by the National Association of Realtors showed pending home sales rose 1.5%...Show More Summary
More people signed contracts to purchase homes in September, an increase that likely points to rising sales in the closing months of 2016. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday … Click to Continue »
Pending home sales from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are set to be released at 10 a.m. ET. The measure of the housing market is projected by economists to grow 1.2% in September from the month before. In August, the pending...Show More Summary
The National Association of Realtors began its Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey 35 years ago. And in anticipation of this year's Halloween release, NAR has released five noteworthy real estate trends over the past 35 years....
(John Hinderaker) Politically, my home state is a model for the rest of the country. As the Associated Press notes, every statewide officeholder is a Republican, and both houses of the state’s legislature have Republican supermajorities. Show More Summary
More Americans bought homes in September, many for the first time, despite a persistent shortage of properties for sale. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of existing … Click to Continue »
The National Association of Realtors will release its monthly data on existing home sales at 10 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that sales rose 0.4% in September at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million, according to Bloomberg. Existing...Show More Summary
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 63 in October, down from 65 in September. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.From the...Show More Summary