Archive for April, 2013


Pending home sales rise in March: NAR

BERLIN, April 29 (Reuters) – Barcelona will try every trick in the book to overturn a 4-0 first-leg deficit against Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final return leg on Wednesday, honorary Bayern president Franz Beckenbauer warned on Monday. Bayern crushed the Spaniards last week in a surprisingly one-sided encounter but Beckenbauer, former player, coach […]

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March Pending Home Sales Improve but Overall Pace Leveling

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Apr 29, 2013) – Pending home sales increased in March and remain above year-ago levels, but contract activity in recent months shows only modest movement, according to the National Association of Realtors®.  The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 1.5 percent to 105.7 in March from […]

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Miki Bass Named CEO of Arkansas Realtors Association

 Permalink  Email Story  Print Story Miki Bass Named CEO of Arkansas Realtors Association by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Apr. 29, 2013 1:52 pm   Miki Bass <!– by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 4/29/2013 01:52 pm Updated 12 hours ago Permalink Email Story Print Story –> The Arkansas Realtors Association said Monday that it has named Miki Bass […]

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Pending US home sales reach 3-year high in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose in March to the highest level in three years, pointing to higher sales this spring. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted index for pending home sales rose 1.5 percent to 105.7. That’s the highest since April […]

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U.S. pending home sales hit three-year high

While U.S. existing home sales have been relatively level this year, they are likely to begin to rise, Monday’s report on pending home sales indicates. Damon Scott Reporter- Albuquerque Business First Email While U.S. existing home sales have been relatively level this year, they are likely to begin to rise, Monday’s report on pending home […]

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Harbourside's Villa d'Este model sold prior to grand opening at Talis Park, spec home to open

Submitted Harbourside Custom Homes’ move-in ready Villa Lante residence is nearing completion and scheduled to open in Talis Park’s Fairgrove neighborhood in July. Harbourside Custom Homes’ Villa d’Este model residence at Talis Park sold a week prior to the community’s grand opening event held April 20-21 in conjunction with the National Association of Realtors’ National […]

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Longtime Arlington real estate agent is honored

By Sandra Baker sabaker@star-telegram.com After serving the real estate community for 40 years, Coy Garrett in Arlington has been awarded the prestigious Realtor Emeritus honor by the National Association of Realtors. “We are keenly aware that the long and faithful service, for which you are being honored, reflects myriad efforts and activities on behalf of […]

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ARA appoints Miki Bass as CEO

The Arkansas Realtors Association, the state arm of the National Association of Realtors, is pleased to announce that Miki Bass has been named Chief Executive Officer. With more than sixteen years of experience within the Association, Bass has brought positive energy and enthusiasm to all of the roles she has played. She has served as […]

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REALTORS® Urge Preserving Homeownership Tax Policies

As Congress pursues comprehensive tax reform it should focus on doing no harm to housing and America’s 75 million homeowners by maintaining current tax laws for homeownership and real estate investment, the National Association of REALTORS® said in a recent testimony. NAR President Gary Thomas testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee concerning […]

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Business events scheduled for the month ahead

MONDAY, April 29 WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for March, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for March, 10 a.m. TUESDAY, April 30 WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the first-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.; Standard Poor’s releases SP/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 […]

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