housing forecast Archive

NAR’s 2017 Housing Forecast: Sales, First-time Buyers on the Rise

This morning at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun presented his 2017 housing and economic forecast. He was joined by Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Read the full...

2016 Realtors® Conference & Expo: The Need-to-Know in Orlando

It’s hard to believe that the 2016 Realtors® Conference and Expo is only a few days away. With hundreds of sessions and events taking place beginning on Thursday, figuring out which sessions to attend at the massive Orange County Convention...

In Which Direction Will Sales Swing This Spring?

Is today’s solid report on February contract signings a harbinger of a strong spring for the housing market? It could be. Pending home sales rose solidly last month (3.5%) to the highest index reading since last July (109.8). The decent...

NAR’s 2016 Housing Forecast: Slower Pace of Sales Amidst Rising Prices and Rates, Slower Economic Growth

There’s no question the first full week of 2016 has been a wild one. Slowing economic growth overseas (particularly China) and volatility in the global markets impacted the U.S. stock market and stoked fears of a slowdown in our...

ICYMI: Lawrence Yun’s Live Appearance on C-SPAN

At the beginning of every year, NAR is looked upon to provide insightful commentary and accurate forecasting on what to expect for the housing market and economy. Yesterday morning, NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun joined C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to share his...

Further Expansion for Housing Expected in 2016

Here in San Diego at the 2015 Realtors® Conference & Expo, NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun presented his housing and economic forecast. What does Yun expect for housing in 2016? “Sales activity will once again be primarily driven by...
November 13, 2015

Lawrence Yun to Give Live Housing Forecast Tomorrow on Periscope

Tune in tomorrow morning (July 1) at 10:30 a.m. EDT for NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun’s second half of 2015 housing forecast live via Periscope on NAR’s social media team’s Twitter handle: @NARSocial. For around 10 minutes, Yun will dissect...

Lawrence Yun’s Midyear Economic and Housing Forecast

Reporting to you live from the 2015 Realtors® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo!  Earlier this morning, NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun presented his mid-year economic and housing forecast to a packed room of Realtors®. The takeaway from Yun’s forecast is...