Infographic Archive

Infographic: Are there benefits to home staging?

Home staging can impact a buyer’s perception of a home and even persuade him or her to offer more money. Here are a few tips on home staging from National Association of Realtors®: 96 percent of buyer’s agents say...
October 30, 2015

Urban Populations Growing Faster Than Ever

Urban populations are growing faster than ever and there’s no sign of them slowing down in the future. Urbanization – or the shift in populations from rural to urban areas – is no longer an emerging trend; it’s now...
September 1, 2015

Story Idea—Foreign Buyers Flock to Warmer Dwellings

It’s not uncommon to hear of friends, family and neighbors packing up and heading to a second home in warmer states during the winter months. After all, many parts of the country experience brutally long bouts of cold and...

Did You Know? Waterfront Vacation Houses

Are you headed to the lake or beach this weekend? Did you know that 40 percent of vacation home buyers bought a property near a beach, while 15 percent opted for the lakefront? But waterfront isn’t for everyone - 19...

Did You Know? Buying Near Parks & Recreation

Looking for some neighborhood fun this holiday weekend? Did you know that 23 percent of recent buyers bought a home in a neighborhood that was convenient to parks and other recreational facilities? Learn more about factors influencing neighborhood choice...

Story Idea—The Disappearing “Shadow Inventory” and What it Means for Homebuyers

The housing market has been on quite the roller coaster ride the last decade. And while things are looking up after a few tough years, one issue that has surfaced is that of inventory—specifically shadow inventory. Shadow inventory, or...

Infographic: Happy Tax Day!

Did you know that at the average tax rate, real estate deductions helped tax payers save roughly $100 billion in 2012? Below are a few other real estate-related tidbits from NAR’s Research division to enjoy this Tax Day....
April 15, 2015

Infographic: Improving a Home’s Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a home’s chance at a good first impression. Homeowners hoping to sell this spring will want to make sure their homes look just as good from the street as they do indoors. This new infographic from...
April 14, 2015

[Infographic]: 2014 Vacation Home Sales at a Glance

Fueled by strong growth in the stock market and the rise in baby boomers buying second homes, vacation home sales surged in 2014, reaching their all-time high since NAR began its annual Vacation and Investment Home Buyers Survey in...

Story Idea—Home Sweet Home: Owners Staying Put Longer…For Now

There are many benefits to owning a home—security, having a place to watch your family grow, building wealth and helping to foster a community. On a more basic level, it also means owners tend to move less, alleviating all...