Pending Home Sales Rise in February Behind Solid Gains in Midwest, West
WASHINGTON (March 30, 2015) – Pending home sales in February increased to their highest level since June 2013 as sizeable gains in the Midwest and West offset smaller declines in the Northeast and South, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 3.1 percent to 106.9 in February from a slight downward revision... Read More
Realtors® Show Support for New FHA Appointee Ed Golding
WASHINGTON (March 26, 2015) – The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron in response to leadership changes at the Federal Housing Administration:
“NAR looks forward to working with Edward Golding in his new position as principal deputy assistant secretary for housing at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Golding’s tenure at HUD, along with his decades of experience in the housing industry, makes him an ideal candidate to run the day-to-day operations of the FHA. We commend Secretary... Read More
zipLogix Partners with Realtors Property Resource® to Integrate Access
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FRASER, Mich., March 23, 2015 - zipLogix, a technology company helping real estate professionals improve productivity and efficiency, has formed a partnership with Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). REALTORS® will have faster, fully integrated access directly from RPR to zipForm, for the most authoritative forms collection available, and will... Read More
Realtor® Associations Honored with NAR Community Outreach Awards
WASHINGTON (March 23, 2015) — The National Association of Realtors® has honored seven local Realtor® associations with NAR Community Outreach Awards. These awards recognize associations that have worked with their communities to make them a better place to live and do business.
“Realtors® are community leaders and are dedicated to building successful neighborhoods and advocating on behalf of homeowners,” said NAR President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Ark. “I am proud to honor the... Read More
Existing-Home Sales Slightly Improve in February, Price Growth Gains Steam
WASHINGTON (March 23, 2015) – Existing-home sales increased modestly in February, but constrained inventory levels pushed price growth to its fastest pace in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose... Read More