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What to Do When Wire Scammers Strike

Consumers have a lot to think about when they’re buying a home, including wiring large sums of money, and protecting themselves from fraudsters might be the last thing on their mind. The National Association of Realtors® and the Federal...

Let’s Get Packing on Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!

Happy Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day! When we aren’t frantically trying to pop an entire roll of the stuff, bubble wrap usually enters our lives when we are in the process of packing up a home. In honor of Bubble...
January 30, 2017

Hey, Single Home Owner: You are not alone

It’s National Singles Week, a week that recognizes single men and women, a population of 107 million Americans. Single men and women make up a large portion of the adult American population – 45 percent to be exact, according...
September 20, 2016

A Look Inside What’s in NAR’s 2015 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers

The 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers was released earlier this morning. CNBC’s Diana Olick was live on “Squawk on the Street” right at 10:00 a.m. sharing with viewers the key highlights from this year’s survey. Check out...
November 5, 2015

Technology: The Next Big Thing in Real Estate

The next big thing in real estate is already here. Technology is changing the industry for home buyers and Realtors® alike, all in ways that make the home buying process easier. In 1964, 40 percent of home buyers read...

New Credit Scoring Models Would Be Better for Homebuyers, If Anyone Would Adopt Them

NAR Researcher Ken Fears joined finance expert Ilyce Glink for an interview about alternative credit scoring models and how they can help millions more Americans obtain mortgage credit, but only if the GSEs and other mortgage financiers adopt the...
April 9, 2015