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WASHINGTON | US home sales tumbled 1.2 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 1.2 percent in January to their worst pace in more than three years, as persistent affordability problems have put a harsh chill in the real estate market. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of existing homes declined 1.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US home sales tumbled 1.2 percent in January

Metro Home Prices Jump 4 Percent in 2018’s Fourth Quarter

  WASHINGTON/ February 12, 2019 (STL.News) Inventory increased and metro market prices rose at a slower pace in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®. The national median existing single-family home price in the quarter was $257,600, up 4.0 percent from the fourth quarter of … Continue reading Metro Home Prices Jump 4 Percent in 2018’s Fourth Quarter

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

Florida Realtors® 2019 Real Estate Trends: What’s Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

  ORLANDO, Fla./ Jan. 17, 2019 (STL.News) Real estate helps drive Florida’s growth, and figuring out what lies ahead in 2019 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors. That’s the focus of this year’s Florida Realtors 2019 Real Estate Trends summit, which also will feature an update and panel discussion on the state’s … Continue reading Florida Realtors® 2019 Real Estate Trends: What’s Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

Homeownership Part of “American Dream”; Housing Costs Deterrent for Non-Owners

  WASHINGTON/ January 15, 2019 (STL.News) Homeowners and non-homeowners both strongly consider homeownership part of the American Dream. That is according to new consumer survey data from the National Association of Realtors®, which revealed that among those polled, approximately 75 percent of non-homeowners believe homeownership is part of their American Dream, while nine in 10 … Continue reading Homeownership Part of “American Dream”; Housing Costs Deterrent for Non-Owners

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® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in November

  WASHINGTON/ Dec. 31, 2018 (STL.News) Existing home sales continue to rise month to month in November, while distressed sales drop to record lows. Visit https://www.nar.realtor/videos/housing-minute to watch a 58-second, animated video from the National Association of Realtors® summarizing December housing market conditions and performance reported in November. The National Association of Realtors® is America’s … Continue reading Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in November

NAR Expresses Disappointment Over FEMA’s Latest NFIP Ruling

  WASHINGTON/ December 28, 2018 (STL.News) Today, FEMA issued a new opinion disallowing new or renewal flood insurance policies during the partial shutdown of the federal government. Shannon McGahn, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Association of Realtors®, issued the following in response to FEMA’s ruling. “Today’s ruling comes contrary to Congressional … Continue reading NAR Expresses Disappointment Over FEMA’s Latest NFIP Ruling