National Association of Realtors

Marki Lemons Ryhal to host NAR podcast: ‘Drive With NAR’

Chicago real estate legend Marki Lemons Ryhal has been named the new host of the National Association of REALTORS®’ monthly podcast, “Drive with NAR.” The first episode debuts Feb. 6.

NAR: Existing-home sales dip 1.5% in December 

House prices, however, continued to rise, marking the 130th consecutive month for price gains, the longest streak on record, the National Association of REALTORS® said.   

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun on the state of the market

Downward-trending mortgage rates and a strong job market will bring homebuyers back to the table, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

Houstonites featured on season three of NAR’s “First-Time Buyer” on Hulu

Houston realtors featured on the show include NAR members Jay Bradley, Chris Phan, Jeremy Fain and Eva O’Conner.

NAR NXT annual conference to take place in Orlando

Realtors around the country will gather in Orlando, Florida next week for the 2022 NAR NXT, The Realtor® Experience.

NAR: 2022 Member Safety Report for residential real estate

While 23% of residential Realtors claim they have feared for their safety while on the job, 98% reported that they have never been the victim of a crime while at work.

NAR: Russia-Ukraine tensions unlikely to impact U.S. housing market 

Foreign buyers accounted for less than 2% of U.S. residential real estate transactions last year, and Russian buyers accounted for less than 1% of those, the National Association of REALTORS® reported. 

NAR issues statement on Russia-Ukraine crisis

The National Association of REALTORS® released an official statement this week regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Pending-home sales return to negative territory in November

“There was less pending home sales action this time around, which I would ascribe to low housing supply, but also to buyers being hesitant about home prices,” National Association of REALTORS® chief economist Lawrence Yun said.

NAR: 2022 to bring rising interest rates and slower inflation, home-price growth

In unveiling its predictions, the National Association of Realtors also released its top 10 housing-market “hidden gems” for 2022.

NAR donated nearly 3,500 meals to Americans in last six months

As part of an ongoing relationship with the Food Recovery Network (FRN), the National Association of Realtors provided roughly 3,475 meals to Americans in the past six months, according to a press release. 

NAR Travel Club to provide travel discounts to members

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has partnered with Panorama Travel Solutions to offer exclusive travel deals and discounts through the NAR Travel Club.

NAR Board of Directors meeting reveals statistics about member dues, operations

As of Sept. 30, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had collected $229.6 in dues from its 1.542 million members, according to a RealTrends report.

NAR recognizes Houston Realtor with Good Neighbor Award

Houston Realtor Sydney Ealy was one of five winners of the 2021 Good Neighbor Awards, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). For 22 years, the NAR has recognized Realtors who “make an extraordinary impact on their communities

NAR finds fewer Black Americans own homes than other groups

NAR put together its “Snapshot of Race and Home Buying in America” report to study the hurdles that persistently block minorities from owning homes.

Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel offer political predictions to Realtors

In a virtual version of NAR’s annual political forum, the former governor and former mayor dished on the upcoming election and the political ramifications of the local and national responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

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