NAR Newsline

  • Infographic: Home of the Brave – A Look at Active Military and Veteran Homeownership
    by Jane Dollinger on May 25, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Differences in household composition and financing options incentivize homebuying demand for veteran and active military, according to the 2018 Veterans & Active Military Home Buyers Profile, which evaluated the differences of recent active-service and veteran home buyers and sellers to those who have never served. Check out this infographic highlighting some of the report’s findings: […]

  • Story Ideas: Consumers Want Sustainability in Real Estate
    by Jane Dollinger on May 24, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    According to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS®, 61 percent of REALTORS® reported that consumers are interested in sustainability when it comes to buying a home. The report found that transportation and commuting are the most important environmental considerations consumers take into account, with easy access to highways (82 percent), short commute […]

  • REALTORS® Attend Policy Briefing at the White House
    by Jane Dollinger on May 22, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    REALTORS®, members of the National Association of REALTORS®, from across the country had the opportunity to attend a policy briefing at the White House Eisenhower Executive Office Building during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. It was a great opportunity to hear first-hand about some of the policy initiatives the administration is focusing on […]

  • FEMA Officials, Realtors® Participate in Dialogue on National Flood Insurance Program
    by Cole Henry on May 18, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    David Stearrett, director of the Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate at the Federal Emergency Management Administration, led a panel discussion with fellow FEMA staff today at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. The panel focused on the importance of the National Flood Insurance Program and steps the agency deems necessary to reduce the […]

  • What to expect at next week’s REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo
    by Sara Wiskerchen on May 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    The start of NAR’s annual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in D.C. is less than a week away. More than 9,000 Realtors®  and guests will arrive in Washington, D.C. starting May 14 to hear from industry experts on the most important issues impacting the real estate industry. If you’re a member of the media and interested in registering, check […]

  • Story Ideas: Don’t Bust Your Budget on Home Repairs
    by Jane Dollinger on May 7, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    For new homeowners, the first time the toilet starts leaking can cause them to panic and run to hire the nearest plumber. They may be surprised to find out, however, how easy it is to make some of these minor fixes themselves and that doing so can save them the upwards of $150 per hour […]

  • Infographic: May the Fourth Be With You!
    by Jane Dollinger on May 4, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    Happy Star Wars Day everyone! In honor of this day of intergalactic adventure, the National Association of REALTORS® has some information on some of the most out-of-this-world cities in America. […]

  • Instant Reaction: April Jobs Report
    by Sara Wiskerchen on May 4, 2018 at 1:24 pm

    The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report on the employment situation in April: “Another month of job additions implies more households  are in a position to buy a home. However, recent existing-home sales activity, at around 5.5 million per year, is well below […]

  • Story Ideas: Creating a Color Scheme for a Whole House
    by Jane Dollinger on May 2, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Picking a color for just one room in a home can be difficult, so choosing colors for an entire house can be overwhelming. Figuring out how to coordinate colors in the kitchen with the colors in the living room – not to mention the colors in the bedroom! – requires some effort. Experts recommend when […]

  • WATCH: Realtors® April Housing Minute
    by Jane Dollinger on May 1, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    Existing-home sales and contract signings both saw modest gains in March, even as low supply and higher mortgage rates continued to affect overall affordability. Visit https://www.nar.realtor/videos/housing-minute to watch a 56-second, animated video from the National Association of Realtors® summarizing how the housing market performed in March, as well as a look at consumer optimism about […]