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NAR: Charitable giving by REALTOR® associations increased 20% in 2021

The NAR’s Community Aid and Real Estate (CARE) Report shows that REALTOR® associations donated a median of $12,070 this past year, a 20% increase over 2020.

RE/MAX: August sales indicate a rebalancing of the housing market

Data from the RE/MAX National Housing Report suggests the housing market is on its way to rebalancing.

Sellers lose the upper hand as mortgage rates rise

The housing market is starting to become more balanced.

Houston named No. 2 city for real estate investment in 2022 and 2023

Norada described Houston as “one of the all-time best places to invest in real estate,” noting its strong economy and employment opportunities.

Houston named one of the top cities for Gen Z

Houston ranks among the top 20 cities in the United States for Gen Z, according to a new report by CommercialCafe.

ATTOM: Foreclosure rates returning to pre-pandemic levels

ATTOM’s 2022 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report shows that foreclosure filings are up 118% compared to this time last year.

Student loan forgiveness could mean homeownership for millennials

The recent order by President Joe Biden canceling tens of millions of dollars in student loan debt is good news for the real estate industry, according to a new report.

As demand for new homes cools, builders reconsider future plans

A sudden slowdown in home construction hasn’t affected the rise of new apartment buildings. Ten of the country’s top metros are set to reach five-year peaks in new-apartment construction during 2022.

Median days on the market increases in Houston and nationwide

Homebuyers nationwide had more time to make decisions in August with the first year-over-year increase in median days on the market since June 2020.

S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Index: Home price growth slowed in June

Though home prices are still increasing across the United States, the rate of growth is slowing, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices.

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