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Fannie, Freddie earnings improve amid signs of housing market recovery

Sales of previously owned homes rose 20.7% in June over the prior month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.72 million, according to data from the National Association of Realtors released last week.
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Buyer Demand Drives Home Prices Up 8.5% in July

– Data shows Northeast leads the nation’s housing recovery, hints at what’s to come for the South – National median listing price now stands at a record $349,000 – Homes are now once again selling as fast as last year – National inventory declines continued with inventory nearly one-third less than what it was last summer Santa Clara – July 30, 2020 (PRNewswire) Accelerating price growth pushed home prices into uncharted territory in July with the national average median home price r...
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Pending Home Sales Mount 16.6% Increase in June

Washington, D.C. – July 29, 2020 (nar.realtor) Pending home sales continued to ascend in June, sustaining two consecutive months of increases in contract activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions experienced growth in month-over-month pending home sales transactions, while the Northeast was the only region to not record increases in year-over-year pending transactions. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI),* www.nar.realtor/pending-hom...
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National Association of Realtors® Launches Exhibit Celebrating Innovative Solution to Veteran Homelessness

Chicago, IL – July 28, 2020 (nar.realtor) In honor of the 20th year of the Good Neighbor Awards, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and Havas Chicago are working together to celebrate the impact of each winner in the communities they call home. Each year, NAR’s Good Neighbor Award recognizes members who make extraordinary commitments as volunteer leaders, improving the quality of life in their communities. In 2019, NAR awarded Mark Solomon, along with four others, the Good Neighbor Awar...
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Realtor.com® Now Gives You Options to Sell Your Home, Your Way

Seller’s Marketplace launches with information about selling options from Opendoor, EasyKnock, HomeGo, WeBuyHouses.com and listing on the open market Santa Clara, CA – July 23, 2020 (PRNewswire) With more home selling options available than ever before, knowing where to start can be a challenge. Realtor.com®’s new Seller’s Marketplace empowers homeowners to sell their home their way and allows them to compare information side-by-side and choose the option that works best for their situation....
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NAR Stresses Commitment to Racial Equity in Federal COVID-19 Relief Measures

Washington, D.C. – July 23, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® wrote(link is external) to House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry this week, relaying its commitment to ensure all Americans benefit equally from federal COVID-19 recovery provisions.  “Following the Great Recession, people of color did not experience the same economic recovery as White Americans, [and] Black homeownership rates fell to levels no...
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NAR Disappointed in Administration’s Final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Washington, D.C. – July 23, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday unveiled its final rule implementing the “affirmatively furthering fair housing” provisions of the Federal Fair Housing Act. Following the administration’s initial proposal in January, NAR publicly commented that the changes threatened to strip away the rule’s original civil rights purpose, as manda...
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US sales of existing homes jump 20% after a 3-month slump

Annualized US home sales, as tracked by National Association of Realtors. (Source: St. Louis Fed) Americans stepped up their home purchases in June by a robust 20.7% after the pandemic had caused sales to crater in the prior three months. But the housing market could struggle to rebound further in the face of the resurgent viral outbreak and a shrinking supply of homes for sale. Sales of existing homes rose last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.72 million, the National Associat...
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Median existing-home prices rise for 100th-consecutive month

Meanwhile, existing-home sales in June rebounded 20.7 percent month over month, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Tags: Radio, NAR, Keller Williams, National Association of Realtors, Ruben Gonzalez, Markets & Economy, Select, Existing-Home Sales, Home Price Growth, Coronavirus, June 2020 existing-home sales, June existing-home sales


Existing-Home Sales Climb Record 20.7% in June

Washington, D.C. – July 22, 2020 (nar.realtor) Existing-home sales rebounded at a record pace in June, showing strong signs of a market turnaround after three straight months of sales declines caused by the ongoing pandemic, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions achieved month-over-month growth, with the West experiencing the greatest sales recovery. Total existing-home sales,1 https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, completed transact...
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NAR Applauds Congressman Maloney’s First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act

NY Rep’s bill would make COVID-19 relief funds tax-exempt if used toward home down payment Washington, D.C. – July 22, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® called on members of the U.S. House of Representatives to cosponsor and support Rep. Sean Maloney’s (NY-D) First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act. The legislation would allow first-time buyers to withdraw funds from their retirement accounts under the umbrella of coronavirus-related distributions to use toward the pu...
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Court denies bid to stop NAR’s pocket listing policy

Judge says agents don't have a right to benefit from the contributions of fellow Realtors while withholding their own listings. In response, Top Agent Network criticizes policy's exception for office exclusives.
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T3 Sixty promotes former NAR executive to chief technology officer

Mark Lesswing first joined T3 Sixty last August to help build the firm's technology division.
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NAR Applauds Administration Effort to Eliminate Duplicative, Onerous Regulations

Washington, D.C. – July 16, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta responded following the Trump administration’s deregulatory agenda press conference. Of note to America’s 1.4 million Realtors®, President Trump reiterated his commitment to the White House Commission on Barriers to Affordable Housing, which seeks to eliminate impediments to affordable housing, and touted the administration’s move earlier this week to modernize the National Environmental Protec...
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Realtors® Commend White House Move to Finalize NEPA Reforms

Washington, D.C. – July 16, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the White House finalized its rule to modernize the National Environmental Policy Act. Wednesday’s announcement, which culminated a multi-year review and public comment process, is intended to accelerate environmental reviews under NEPA to ensure U.S. infrastructure projects are completed more efficiently and affordably. “While uncertainty will co...
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NAR Member Profile: Realtors® Used More Technology, Cited Inventory Constraints

Washington, D.C. – July 16, 2020 (nar.realtor) Even before the real estate industry was confronted with the coronavirus pandemic, Realtors® had already begun to make sizable increases in their use of technology and online tools in an effort to accommodate clients and advance their businesses. That is according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2020 Member Profile, an annual report that outlines members’ behaviors and characteristics over the preceding year. Research gathered ...
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NAR Calls on Housing & Urban Development to Withdraw Disparate Impact Rule

Washington, D.C. – July 13, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® on Monday asked the Department of Housing & Urban Development to withdraw its proposed rule to amend the HUD interpretation of the Fair Housing Act’s disparate impact standard. In the letter(link is external), NAR cites broad national consensus to advance efforts to eradicate racial discrimination while arguing HUD’s revisions place too heavy a burden on the ability of parties to bring legitimate initial dispara...
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NAR, NAHB Partner to Educate Consumers, Members on Home Performance, Sustainability

Chicago, IL – July 14, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday launched a new joint initiative, Home Performance Counts, designed to help consumers better understand the rapidly growing high-performance home marketplace – homes that prioritize comfort, durability, wellness and affordability. Demand for such housing has expanded over recent years, with the number of homes certified to the National Green Building Standard® i...
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Service is key: Sentrilock readies a new showing platform

Most real estate professionals know SentriLock as the premier lockbox provider in the industry and the official lockbox solution of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The company is a prime example of how market demand and innovative technology can blend to provide the industry with better competition and more options.
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Real Estate Podcast: Secrets of the Pros

The Real Estate Today podcast, presented by The National Association of REALTORS, opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It’s fast-paced and fact-packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions. realestatetodayradio · Secrets of the Pros
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Strong Majority of Realtors® Say Market Is in Recovery Phase of Pandemic as Buyers Return

Washington, D.C. – July 9, 2020 (nar.realtor) After enduring months of setbacks brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey from the National Association of Realtors® shows that more than nine in 10 of its members believe they are in the process of recovering as many states start to reopen their economies. NAR’s 2020 Market Recovery Survey polled agents about their respective residential and commercial real estate markets, finding that 92% of respondents stated that a portion...
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Should real estate agents disclose if their clients have COVID-19?

The National Association of Realtors and brokers advise agents to have conversations with clients but to refrain from disclosing medical information without prior approval.
Tags: Buyers, Regulations, Radio, Compass, Sellers, Disclosure, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Coronavirus, COVID-19


NAR Applauds Numerous Championed Provisions in THUD Appropriations Bill

FY 21 spending measure invests in fair housing counseling, transportation infrastructure projects Washington, D.C. – July 8, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® applauded the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies for including various protections for America’s homeowners and the U.S. real estate industry in its Fiscal Year 2021 spending bill. The measure, which cleared the subcommittee on Wednesday afternoo...
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Realtor.com® Weekly Recovery Report: Record Breaking Traffic Signals Summer Buying Season is Here

But buyers continue to face significant headwinds of record-low inventory Santa Clara, CA – July 9, 2020 (PRNewswire) Summer home buying season is off to a roaring start. As buyers flooded into the market, realtor.com® monthly traffic hit an all-time high of 86 million unique users in June 2020, breaking May’s record of 85 million unique users. Realtor.com® daily traffic also hit its highest level ever of 7 million unique users on June 25, signaling that despite the global pandemic buyers are...
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Showcases Industry Leadership by Automating Digital Advertising During Pandemic, Enters Multiyear Relationship with Adwerx

Popular program has delivered strong ROI for the leading franchisor, who will build on proven success by expanding its use of the Adwerx Enterprise Automation Platform Irvine, CA and Durham, NC – July 8, 2020 (PRNewswire) In May of 2019, theBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Automated Advertising Program powered by Adwerx Enterprise launched to the franchise system’s nationwide network of over 50,000 real estate agents, giving every network member access to a suite of digital advertising servic...
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Dozens Of Lobbyists With Ties To Trump Secure Billions In Federal Coronavirus Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump’s own ethics policy, according to a report. The lobbyists identified Monday by the watchdog group Public Citizen either worked in the Trump executive branch, served on his campaign, were part of the committee that raised money for inaugural festivities or were part of his...
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Trump-connected lobbyists were key players in COVID policy: report

Shannon McGahn, senior vice president of government affairs for the National Association of Realtors, is among those named in the report.
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NAR’s Volunteering Works Program Announces 2020 Mentoring and Grant Recipients

Chicago, IL – July 2, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 12th annual Volunteering Works grants and mentoring program. The program matches Realtors® who work on newer, small-scale charitable initiatives with mentors and provides funding support to individual volunteer efforts. The five Volunteering Works recipients will receive a $1,000 seed grant and a year of one-on-one mentoring from a member of...
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Lack of Inventory Continues to be Buyers’ Biggest Hurdle in June

– Data shows nation’s 50 largest metros may be recovering faster than rest of country – Nationally, the number of homes listed for sale was down 27.4 percent year-over-year, while inventory decreased by 26.5 percent in the 50 largest markets – The number of new listings declined by 19.3 percent nationally and 16.2 percent in the 50 largest markets year-over-year – Home prices show sustained growth, with the national median listing price up 5.1 percent to $342,000 – Homes are selling ...
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Are Your Agents Taking Advantage of the Right Tools, Right Now?

NAR PULSE—In this uncertain time, NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now program has made a sweeping selection of resources available for FREE or at reduced cost for members, including offers on finance, technology, skill-building toolkits and more to help boost business. See the latest offers here. Save Time, Money and Stay Safe With Members TeleHealthSM NAR has worked to ensure that REALTORS® may continue to access virtual healthcare from Members TeleHealthSM for just $7/month (a 50 percent savings). ...
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