John Smaby

NAR Seeks Realtors® Who Volunteer to Apply for the 2019 Good Neighbor Awards

  WASHINGTON/ January 23, 2019 (STL.News) Many Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, go beyond helping consumers buy and sell homes by giving back to their communities through volunteer work. In fact, according to NAR’s Community Aid and Real Estate report, nearly 70 percent of Realtors® volunteer in their community each month. To … Continue reading NAR Seeks Realtors® Who Volunteer to Apply for the 2019 Good Neighbor Awards

Homeowners Love Their D.I.Y. Remodels, Says Realtor® Survey

  WASHINGTON/ January 3, 2019 (STL.News) Homeowners looking to add personality and individuality to their home are more likely to undertake a do it yourself remodel than hire a professional, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2019 Remodeling Impact Report: DIY. The report also shows that cash-strapped millennials are the most likely of any … Continue reading Homeowners Love Their D.I.Y. Remodels, Says Realtor® Survey

Realtors® More Likely to Donate Annually than Most Americans, According to Survey

  WASHINGTON/ December 6, 2018 (STL.News) Eighty-two percent of Realtors® donate money to charitable causes every year, compared to the national average of 56.6 percent of Americans1 who do so, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®. The Community Aid and Real Estate Report, known as the CARE Report, provides insight … Continue reading Realtors® More Likely to Donate Annually than Most Americans, According to Survey

Existing-Home Sales Increase for the First Time in Six Months

  WASHINGTON/ November 23, 2018 (STL.News) Existing-home sales increased in October after six straight months of decreases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity last month. Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 1.4 … Continue reading Existing-Home Sales Increase for the First Time in Six Months