NAR News Releases

NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate Realtor
  1. WASHINGTON (June 26, 2017) — Existing housing inventory has declined year over year each month for two straight years, but new consumer findings from the National Association of Realtors® offer hope that the growing number of homeowners who think now is a good time to sell will eventually lead to more listings.

    That's according to NAR's quarterly Housing Opportunities and Market Experience(HOME) survey1, which also found that fewer renters think it... Read More

  2. WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) – Bob Goldberg has been named CEO of the National Association of Realtors®. Goldberg currently serves as NAR senior vice president of Sales & Marketing, Business Development & Strategic Investments, Professional Development and Conventions for NAR.

    Goldberg was the choice of NAR’s leadership team after an extensive national search. He succeeds Dale Stinton, who is retiring after 36 years at NAR and 12 as... Read More

  3. WASHINGTON (June 21, 2017) – The House Financial Services Committee today concluded a markup on multiple pieces of legislation to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program. Following is a statement from National Association of Realtors ® President William E. Brown:

    “Congress has less than four months to reform and reauthorize the critical National Flood Insurance Program. NAR is pleased that Congress is addressing the issue.

    “NAR supports six of the seven bills that... Read More

  4. WASHINGTON (June 21, 2017) — Existing-home sales rebounded in May following a notable decline in April, and low inventory levels helped propel the median sales price to a new high while pushing down the median days a home is on the market to a new low, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions except for the Midwest saw an increase in sales last month.

    Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/topics/existing-home-sales, which are completed transactions that include... Read More

  5. BERKELEY, Calif., (June 9, 2017) – Despite steadily improving local job markets and historically low mortgage rates, the U.S. homeownership rate is stuck near a 50-year low because of a perverse mix of affordability challenges, student loan debt, tight credit conditions and housing supply shortages.

    That’s according to findings of a new white paper titled, “Hurdles to Homeownership: Understanding the Barriers” released today in recognition of National Homeownership Month at the National Association of... Read More