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St. Patrick’s Day: Looking at a Market Going Green

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the National Association of Realtors® is going green. Recent data has shown that Realtors® are seeing green properties and energy efficient homes becoming more popular with home buyers. According to the NAR Sustainability Survey,...
March 16, 2018

50 years of Fair Housing Commemorated

NAR’s yearlong commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act is underway.  The legislation, which first passed in 1968, prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status and national origin. For decades, Realtors® have raised...
February 21, 2018

Infographic: In a Blue Moon

Tonight is the first blue moon since May 2016. How has the housing market changed since then? Check out this infographic from the National Association of Realtors®....
January 31, 2018

Tips for Staying Cyber Secure on National Computer Safety Day

Since computers became a commonplace in business in the 1980’s, security and safety measures have been crucial in order to keep intellectual property protected. In today’s age, with the use of many different mobile devices and technology platforms, scammers...
November 30, 2017

NAR Explores Top Reasons for Choosing a Career in Real Estate

On Wednesday, the National Association of Realtors® released a new research report, Choosing a Career in Real Estate: A Perspective on Gender, Race and Ethnicity.  The report was developed to discover how and why Realtors® chose real estate as...
October 19, 2017

Homebuyers Welcome the First Day of Fall

Today is the first day of fall, and for homebuyers the crisper air means a golden opportunity to jump into the housing market. While all seasons offer reasons for people to get involved in real estate, September and October...

REALTOR® Safety Survey: Majority Continue to Feel Safe on the Job

The National Association of Realtors® released the 2017 Member Safety Report on Monday.  The survey asked Realtors® from across the country how safe they feel while on the job, and nearly 3,200 answered questions about their personal experiences and...
August 28, 2017

Realtors® Gather in Washington to Discuss Sustainability

This week, NAR hosted the 2017 Sustainability Summit in Washington, D.C.  Over the course of two days, Realtors® and industry professionals gathered to discuss emerging trends in energy efficiency and ways sustainability is shaping the market. NAR 2017 President-elect...
July 28, 2017

Taking America’s Pulse on Homeownership

We can all agree that the American Dream of homeownership is a sentiment that Americans have held for generations.  It is to no surprise that the vast majority of people see owning a home as the best way to...

Remember Realtors® on National Salesperson Day

Today is National Salesperson Day! The first Friday of March honors the American professional salesperson for their hard work and dedication to the work they perform.  Since 2000, National Salesperson Day is an opportunity to celebrate the 1.2 million...
March 3, 2017