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Coronavirus not slowing down NAR’s pocket listing policy

Several MLSs are adding a "Coming Soon" status for the first time as part of the rollout, while others are instituting weighty fines for violations.
Tags: Radio, NAR, Cindy Miller, Austin Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Maris, Houston Association of Realtors, Coming Soon, Select, HAR, CMLS, Art Carter, Metro MLS, John Mosey, MRED, MLS & Associations


A comprehensive guide to industry resources for real estate agents

Real estate companies, trade groups and government agencies are offering resources amid the pandemic. Inman is trying to compile them all in one guide that will be updated daily.
Tags: Cdc, Regulations, Radio, Unemployment, Agent, Compass, Zillow, Stimulus, Redfin, NAR, Inman, SBA, National Association of Realtors, Brokerage, Select, California Association Of Realtors


How to get a loan and save your business during the pandemic

In a bill passed last week, lawmakers provided for some serious financial aid for small businesses such as real estate brokerages.
Tags: Real Estate, Small Business, Radio, Venture Capital, Agent, Fred Wilson, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Small Business Loan, Pandemic, Steven Mnuchin, Tribus


Pending Home Sales Increase 2.4% in February

Washington, D.C. – March 30, 2020 (nar.realtor) Pending home sales rose in February, climbing for the second consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions saw an increase in month-over-month contract activity, as well as growth in year-over-year pending home sales transactions compared to one year ago. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI),* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings,...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Rochester, South, NAR, Sacramento Calif, National Association of Realtors, Yun, Real Estate News, The National Association of Realtors, Colorado Springs Colo, Lawrence Yun, MODESTO Calif


House passes stimulus packages, agents closer to unemployment access

The stimulus bill, which includes direct payments to Americans and expanded unemployment, is headed to President Donald Trump's desk.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Donald Trump, Stimulus, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, California Association Of Realtors, Vince Malta


Stimulus package passes, agents can now access unemployment

The stimulus bill, which includes direct payments to Americans and expanded unemployment, was signed by President Donald Trump Friday.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Donald Trump, Stimulus, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, California Association Of Realtors, Vince Malta


NAR revives free program for first time since 2009 recession

The program gives Realtors free access to transaction tools, educational webinars and other services.
Tags: Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Realtor, Bob Goldberg, Vince Malta, MLS & Associations


NAR Relaunches ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ to Help Realtors® Face Coronavirus’s Impacts

Program from 2009-10 being revived to offer resources and guidance to NAR members during COVID-19 crisisChicago, IL – March 27, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® announced the return of its ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ program, which will make numerous business-critical resources immediately available to all of the association’s 1.4 million members at reduced or no cost. Originating in response to the financial crisis, nearly one million Realtors® accessed $54 million worth of...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, San Francisco CA, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Leadership Team, Bob Goldberg, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc, Right Tools Right Now


NAR Commends Protections for Realtors®, U.S. Consumers in $2 Trillion Economic Relief Bill

Realtor® group prepared comprehensive overview of stimulus package to educate membership on its impactWashington, D.C. – March 27, 2020 (nar.realtor) As the House of Representatives’ voted Friday to send a historic COVID-19 relief package to President Trump, the National Association of Realtors® published a comprehensive guide to the $2 trillion, 880-page bill educating Realtors® on the many benefits secured by NAR. The nation’s largest trade association is also offering separate, evolving guida...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, House Of Representatives, Bill, Congressional, Small Business Administration, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Vince Malta, COVID


U.S. Census Bureau’s Special Message to Realtors®

The National Association of Realtors® is an official #2020Census Bureau Partner. #Realtors, join in educating your clients, friends, and neighbors about the importance of responding to the 2020 Census. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount
Tags: Radio, Census, NAR, U S Census Bureau, National Association of Realtors, General Interest, Bureau Partner Realtors


Realtors® Applaud HUD’s Timely $40M Grant Award to Combat Housing Discrimination

Washington, D.C – March 25, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday that it will grant $40 million to organizations addressing fair housing violations across the U.S. More than $1 million is being awarded within locations designated as underserved by the Qualified Opportunity Zone program, which NAR has championed since it was established in 2017 tax reform ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Hud, Malta, San Francisco CA, Carson, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Real Estate News, The National Association of Realtors, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc


Existing-Home Sales Jump 6.5% in February

Washington, D.C. March 20, 2020 (nar.realtor) Existing-home sales climbed substantially in February after a slight decline in January, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Of the four major regions, only the Northeast reported a drop in sales, while other areas saw increases, including sizable sales gains in the West. Total existing-home sales,1 https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, White House, America, Radio, West, Rochester, South, Malta, Midwest, Northeast, Congressional, NAR, U S Census Bureau, National Association of Realtors


US home sales jumped to 13-year high before viral outbreak

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales jumped in February to their highest level in 13 years, a trend that will almost certainly be reversed as people stop showing their property out of fear of infection in the coronavirus outbreak.The National Association of Realtors said Friday that home sales jumped 6.5% in February from the previous month, to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.77 million. The report covers contracts that were signed in December and January, with closings in February. The first rep...
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, US, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Yun, Lawrence Yun, Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics


Coronavirus and the future of living and working in America

By late spring, the most severe impacts from the coronavirus may be fading, but its impact on how we live and work will not go away. Indeed, many of the most relevant trends — including the rise of dispersed work and living arrangements — were already emerging even before the pandemic emerged. Ever since classical times, pandemics have tended to be especially tough on large, dense urban areas. A look at a map of COVID-19 infections, reveals that the vast majority of cases have occurred in dense ...
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19 real estate movies, shows and podcasts for your coronavirus self-quarantine

We've put together a list of the best real estate-related movies, shows and podcasts for you tune into in this time of social distancing.
Tags: Amazon, Youtube, Lifestyle, Bbc, Tom Hanks, Netflix, Radio, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Roman Mars, Michael Lewis, Alec Baldwin, Al Pacino, MGM


NAR Survey Finds Nearly Half of Realtors® Say Home Buyer Interest Has Decreased Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak

Washington, D.C. – March 19, 2020 (nar.realtor) Nearly half of Realtors® – 48% – said home buyer interest has decreased due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. That percentage tripled from a week ago when it stood at 16%. Almost seven in 10 Realtors® – 69% – said there’s no change in the number of homes on the market due to the coronavirus outbreak, down from 87% a week ago. “The decline in confidence related to the direct...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Lawrence Yun, COVID


Compass CEO Robert Reffkin calls on Congress to provide aid to agents

Robert Reffkin argued coronavirus aid shouldn't be limited to W2 workers. The National Association of Realtors has also said it is working to ensure aid packages benefit to agents.
Tags: Congress, Entrepreneur, Radio, Washington Dc, Agent, Compass, Donald Trump, Industry News, Trump, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, President Trump, Robert Reffkin


NAR to Deliver Virtual Solutions for 2020 Realtors® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

In-person meetings will not be held as scheduled from May 11–16 Washington, D.C. – March 18, 2020 (nar.realtor) Due to recent restrictions and recommendations implemented by the federal and Washington, D.C. governments, the National Association of Realtors® announced Wednesday that it will deliver previously-planned programming and committee meetings virtually. With the Centers for Disease Control issuing guidance limiting discretionary travel and large gatherings, and the city of Washington,...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Committee, Washington D C, Centers for Disease Control, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, National Association of Realtors ®, Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo


Luxury Housing Showed Strength in the Fourth Quarter, But That Will Likely Change Given Recent Economic Uncertainty

Million-dollar sales increased 11.4 percent year-over-year; luxury entry-point reached $1.27 million, up 2.1 percent year-over-year Santa Clara, CA – March 18, 2020 (PRNewswire) The U.S. luxury housing market capped off the year with its greatest show of strength in 2019 as million-dollar sales jumped 11.4 percent year-over-year nationwide and sale prices increased 2.1 percent, according to the realtor.com® Q4 2019 Luxury report released today. Based on the report, the final three ...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, California, Radio, Dallas, Plymouth, News Corp, Santa Clara, Delaware, Suffolk, Maui, Morris, Honolulu, Arlington VA, San Luis Obispo Calif


NAR’s midyear conference goes virtual due to coronavirus

The National Association of Realtors will no longer host its regularly scheduled Realtors Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in person in May.
Tags: Select, Coronavirus, NAR, Nar Midyear, Nar Midyear Conference, National Association Of Realtors, Realtors Legislative Meetings And Trade Expo


Compass CEO Robert Reffkin calls on Congress to provide aid to agents

Robert Reffkin argued coronavirus aid shouldn't be limited to W2 workers. The National Association of Realtors has also said it is working to ensure aid packages benefit to agents.
Tags: Congress, Entrepreneur, Radio, Washington Dc, Agent, Compass, Donald Trump, Industry News, Trump, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, President Trump, Robert Reffkin


Second Century Ventures Makes Investment in Top Property Exchange Network

Chicago, IL – March 17, 2020 (nar.realtor) Second Century Ventures, the venture capital arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced today that it has made an investment in RealX, an exchange to buy, sell and lease property rights. Property rights include leasing land’s surface rights for solar, wind, cell towers, timber and other uses; as well as selling or leasing subsurface rights for minerals, oil and gas, among others. RealX has had over 6 million acres registered in i...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Chicago, Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, National Association of Realtors ®, SCV, Second Century Ventures, Strategic Business Innovation Technology, Mark Birschbach, Luke Glass RealX


Buying, Selling or Just Curious – Realtor.com® Helps You Determine What a Home is Worth

Estimated home values from three highly respected sources now available on for-sale and off-market homes Santa Clara, CA – March 12, 2020 (PRNewswire) To help provide consumers with the information they need to make confident choices, realtor.com® announced today that it now displays estimated property values from three widely respected sources on for-sale and off-market properties. Realtor.com® is the only national home search site to offer a range of values from third party sources. B...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, News Corp, Santa Clara, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Realtor.com, Move Inc, NWS NWSLV, Nicole Murphy, Todd Callow


Coronavirus to property taxes to high rents: 12 SoCal real estate trends to know

Here are 12 must-read stories about the local real estate market from the Southern California News Group’s Home Stretch newsletter. To subscribe to the free, twice-weekly email publication, just CLICK HERE! Let’s start with coronavirus and its impact … 1. Can coronavirus sicken our healthy housing market? Think about a Plan B, contributor Jeff Lazerson writes. 2. SoCal job growth in peril. Coronavirus puts many industries on edge. 3. National Association of Realtors cancels two SoCal even...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Orange County, National Association of Realtors, Jeff Lazerson, Southern California News Group 's Home Stretch, Allen Buchannan, LA Santa Ana Anaheim


Will coronavirus kill local open houses and home sales?

Ramifications of a global pandemic are starting to ripple through the Southern California housing market as virtual home tours replace in-person showings and homeowners cancel open houses to avoid coming face-to-face with potentially infected home shoppers. A sign in front of an open house on N. Valleyview Street at E. Bixby Avenue in Orange on Saturday afternoon, March 14, 2020. The ramifications of a global pandemic are starting to filter through the Southern California housing market as vir...
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Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 4 Home Sellers Changed How Their Home is Viewed on the Market Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

In Washington State and California, however, the figure jumps to 44% and 34%, respectively Washington, D.C. – March 12, 2020 (nar.realtor) Nearly 1 in 4 home sellers nationwide are changing how their home is viewed while the home remains on the market due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. The changes include stopping open houses, requiring potential buyers to wash their hands or use hand sanitizer, asking buyers to re...
Tags: Real Estate, News, California, Washington, America, Radio, Washington State, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Coronavirus


‘Sanitizer and power of attorney’: How luxury is bracing for the virus

Some clients with private jets have begun asking about buying homes on islands and in other isolated areas that they can flee to in case of disaster.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, Cnbc, National Association of Realtors, Douglas Elliman, Boutique Real Estate Group, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, McKenzie Ryan, Raj Qsar, Senada Adzem, California Assocition of Realtors, Larence Yun


Inman News quiz, March 13: Think you’re on top of the week’s stories?

The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman's real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Mortgage, Seattle, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Zumper, Freddie Mac, Inman, National Association of Realtors, CoreLogic, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Art Van Furniture


Realtor.com to debut value estimates for on-market homes

The company will display estimates from Corelogic, Collateral Analytics and Quantarium on all properties that hit the market.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Realtor.com, Move Inc, Quantarium, Buyers Tools, Todd Callow, Corelogic Collateral Analytics


Second Century Ventures Expands REACH Program to United Kingdom; Applications Open Summer 2020

Chicago, IL – March 9, 2020 (nar.realtor) Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced Monday plans to expand the REACH program to the United Kingdom. The award-winning REACH technology scale up program announced plans to expand outside the U.S. in June 2019 and has since opened programs in Australia and Canada. Selected as the next region for expansion, the UK is consistently ranked among the top countries in the world for ...
Tags: Real Estate, UK, London, Australia, America, Chicago, Radio, Canada, United Kingdom, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Mark Hayward, Reach, National Association of Realtors ®, Second Century Ventures