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Story Idea: NAR Study Shows Decline in International Home Buyers

A new study from the National Association of REALTORS® found a decline in the number of foreign homebuyers in the U.S. as well as the total sales volume. Total international sales totaled $121 billion during April 2017 to March...
August 21, 2018

Story Idea: Tips for Deep Cleaning a Home

Keeping a home spic and span can be a time and energy consuming process. However, there are many ways to get and keep a home immaculately clean without breaking a sweat. Cleaning soap scum out a tub can be...
August 13, 2018

Infographic: 2018 Profile of International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate

The National Association of REALTORS® released the 2018 Profile of International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate, which profiles top five countries of origin for foreign home buyers and how these buyers are utilizing the services of REALTORS®. Check out...

Story Idea: Is Homeownership Good for Our Neighborhoods?

According to a recent study from the National Association of REALTORS®, a majority of Americans believe that homeownership is good for our nation’s communities. Both homeowners and renters were asked if they feel a high rate of homeownership strengthens...
July 18, 2018

Instant reaction: NAR’s Lawrence Yun on Case-Shiller

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s Case-Shiller National Home Price Index report: “Home price growth remains strong across the country as reflected in the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, with a 6.4 percent gain...
June 26, 2018

Infographic: Home of the Brave – A Look at Active Military and Veteran Homeownership

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...
May 25, 2018

Story Ideas: Consumers Want Sustainability in Real Estate

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...
May 24, 2018

REALTORS® Attend Policy Briefing at the White House

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...

Story Ideas: Don’t Bust Your Budget on Home Repairs

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...
May 7, 2018

Infographic: May the Fourth Be With You!

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....
May 4, 2018