Buyers Archive

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

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

It’s National Puppy Day, and NAR Knows It’s a Dog’s House

It’s National Puppy Day, one of the cutest days of the year (I’m looking at you National Kitten Day)! According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2017 report Animal House: Remodeling Impact, homeowners will be one of the largest...
March 23, 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

Not Joking Around: Correcting Four Housing Market Myths

In the spirit of any jokester’s favorite day of the year, I bring you the most common housing myths. Thanks to the magnificent data from NAR Research, these statements are as laughable as many of the false assertions you’ll...
April 1, 2016

Infographic: Home Buyers Going Green

Green and energy-efficient home features are more popular than ever with recent home buyers. Below are a few green real estate-related tidbits from NAR’s Research division to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day. See more from NAR Research at economistsoutlook.blogs.realtor.org....
March 14, 2016

The Myth of the Millennial Homebuyer

They’re eschewing buying a home in the suburbs like the plague. They prefer their first home to be as close as possible to the nearest coffee shop or “hip” restaurant. Space? Who needs it. Who am I referring to?...
March 9, 2016

Tom Salomone: “I Like Where We’re Headed”

National Association of Realtors® President Tom Salomone told Nerd Wallet in a recent interview that there’s a clear road ahead that is balanced and fair for buyers and sellers, but it will take some time to get there. “We...
February 16, 2016

NAR Credit Policy and First-Time Buyers

Realtors® have always believed in a safe, responsible and sustainable housing finance system where everyone who is willing and able to take on the responsibilities of homeownership has the opportunity to do so. Recent reports suggesting otherwise are grossly...
December 16, 2015

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