NAR Research Archive

ICYMI: Lawrence Yun Discusses Homeownership on C-SPAN

Did you catch NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this past Saturday morning? The entire interview with host John McArdle is above. Find out what Lawrence has to say about current market conditions and what’s holding back supply. He...

Tomorrow Morning: Lawrence Yun Live on C-SPAN

Saturday mornings are typically great for drinking coffee, reading the news, going for a long run, catching up on the DVR and/or sleeping in. But this Saturday? Make sure you’re awake at 8:30 a.m. EDT to watch NAR chief...

Join Us! 2015 Member Profile Twitter Chat & Google Hangout

You have two chances this week courtesy of NAR’s research team to learn more about the latest data on the business activity, characteristics and demographics of Realtors®. The Research team will host a live chat on its Twitter page (@NAR_Research)...

Story Idea—Need a Realtor®? Ask Your Friends

There can be a lot of anxiety in finding the right person to help you buy or sell a home. After all, buyers will be spending a lot of time with them throughout the process and agents are helping...

Inside the Release: Commercial Markets with the Lowest Vacancy Rates

With demand for apartment rentals far exceeding supply in many markets, it’s no surprise that multifamily housing was highlighted in NAR Research’s commercial report (released today) as the industry’s top performing sector. By how much? Consider this: 29 markets,...

Inside the Release: April Existing-Home Sales (in charts)

After jumping in March to their highest pace in 18 months, existing-home sales slowed in April. According to Lawrence Yun, the reason is simple: housing supply is not keeping pace with demand. Two key sets of data from last...

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...

Inside the Release: Home Prices on the Rise

We reported earlier this morning that home prices in metro areas throughout the country showed strong growth in the first three months of this year. While the number of rising markets was mostly unchanged from last quarter (Q4 2014),...

Story Idea—Only Able to Afford a Small Down Payment for Your First Home? You’re in Good Company

Many first-time buyers are overwhelmed by all the questions to ask before jumping into homeownership. People often wonder, “Am I ready? Is this a good investment for me? Can I afford it? Will I live here long enough to...
May 7, 2015

NAR Infographic: Today’s Opening Day Baseball Matchups in Home Prices

Baseball enthusiasts young and old are rejoicing today as the start of another baseball season gets underway. While fans will most likely be focused on extra-base hits, double-plays and ERA’s, look to our newly released infographic for signs of home...