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  • A consumer's home purchasing power is also based on changes in mortgage rates, and as they decline, house-buying power goes up. Consumer house-buying power, based on income and interest rates...
    Created: 2/23/2018 12:24:34 PM
  • use help dealing with distractions in the office? Abby Creitz NAR Web Content & Information Specialist More Posts
    Created: 2/23/2018 11:38:00 AM
  • Hurricane-related delinquencies are subsiding somewhat, and pre-storm foreclosures that were put on hold are resuming. Serious delinquencies of 90 or more days were down by 19,000 compared...
    Created: 2/23/2018 11:06:43 AM
  • NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this January fell 3.2 percent from last month and dipped 4.8 percent from last year. January...
    Created: 2/23/2018 9:56:34 AM
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  • of 5.38 million is the slowest since September. Adobe Stock The NAR's chief economist, Lawrence Yun, blames any sluggishness on low inventory, a common refrain for more than a year. "The...
    Created: 2/23/2018 5:55:35 AM
  • Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated February 22, 2018. Methodology: The rates you see above are...
    Created: 2/23/2018 5:02:12 AM
  • into the HouseCanary Rental Investment Index. “In this new normal of the housing market activity all market participants will have to be vigilant for these micro opportunities. “For example, we...
    Created: 2/23/2018 3:01:45 AM
  • Paul Bishop, vice president of research for the National Association of Realtors (NAR). “We’re quite a ways away from where we need to be to satisfy all that pent-up demand,” he says. “The...
    Created: 2/22/2018 10:09:38 PM
  • By NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® team You have many choices to make as a real estate professional—especially when it comes to investing in yourself and your new business. NAR’s REALTOR Benefits®...
    Created: 2/22/2018 4:14:50 PM
  • mortgage when the proceeds are used to substantially improve their residence,” said NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall. “There has been much confusion on this issue, and the continued deductibility...
    Created: 2/22/2018 3:08:47 PM
  • environmental hazard risk are appreciating at a faster pace than the overall housing market in the past year and over the last decade, according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2017 Environmental Hazards...
    Created: 2/22/2018 3:08:46 PM
  • latest housing report from the National Association of REALTORS®. Read more: 2018 Home Sales Off to a Sluggish Start “First-time buyers are typically people with a tighter budget,” says...
    Created: 2/22/2018 3:08:46 PM
  • 2018 survey was sent to 50,000 REALTORS® who were selected from NAR’s 1.3 million members through simple random sampling and to 7,120 respondents in the previous three surveys who provided their...
    Created: 2/22/2018 3:00:45 PM
  • Express Service, which lenders fear could lead to long delays in processing mortgage applications during peak periods. The Treasury Department wants an increase in the IRS budget to help implement...
    Created: 2/22/2018 11:46:04 AM
  • year ago at this time, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.16%. "Mortgage rates have followed U.S. Treasuries higher in anticipation of higher rates of inflation and further monetary...
    Created: 2/22/2018 10:28:18 AM
  • savings and rising home prices. Let us look at the data from NAR’s 2017 Home Buyer and Sellers: For first-time buyers, the median downpayment ticked down to 5% in 2017 from 6% in 2016...
    Created: 2/22/2018 9:56:37 AM
  • and emphasizes the lack of product we have available for that first-time home buyer," Covert said. Adobe Stock Builders are trying to offer more affordable products via townhomes and duplexes...
    Created: 2/22/2018 7:52:39 AM
  • for Sale? Apparently, not enough, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Sales of existing homes slumped last month by 3.2% from December and 4.8% on a year-over-year basis...
    Created: 2/22/2018 7:31:51 AM
  • is a fast-growing market with strong demand . .. partly thanks to the robust housing market,'' Saunders says. Also "home, and in particular furniture, is one of the areas where Amazon has been...
    Created: 2/21/2018 9:04:59 PM
  • court decision in the latest Voice for Real Estate news video from NAR. The video also looks at what was in the budget agreement enacted into law about two weeks ago. Among other things, the...
    Created: 2/21/2018 8:16:53 PM
  • are headed. This week (Feb. 21-27), 42 percent of the panelists believe mortgage rates will rise over the next week or so; 8 percent think rates will fall; and 50 percent believe rates will...
    Created: 2/21/2018 4:22:18 PM
  • Johner Images/ Mortgage rates increased 1 basis point to 4.52 percent, according to Bankrate’s weekly survey of large lenders. That’s the seventh consecutive week of increases and the highest...
    Created: 2/21/2018 4:22:17 PM
  • above 20. So, what might have caused the gyrations? Today's existing home sales number came in a little light at a seasonally-adjusted 5.38 million, a drop of 3.2%. And some sectors that saw...
    Created: 2/21/2018 2:51:45 PM