Archive for November, 2013


Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors

 Permalink  Email Story  Print Story Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors by Associated Press  on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 7:28 am   Chris Polychron <!– by Associated Press Posted 11/27/2013 07:28 am Updated 3 hours ago Permalink Email Story Print Story –> HOT SPRINGS — A real estate agent from Hot Springs has been named […]

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Stocks End Mixed on Low Volume

U.S. Market Stocks lost earlier gains and ended mixed as news flow and trading activity was slow. Earlier in the day, the National Association of Realtors said pending home sales in the United States dropped to an index reading of 102.1 last month, a 0.6% fall-off from September’s reading. The index also moved in the […]

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.Realtor top-level domain is secured

The National Association of Realtors is offering members an opportunity to get an edge over other real estate agents–an online address with an exclusive top-level domain that recognizes each member as a Realtor. At the 2013 Realtors Conference Expo in San Francisco this month, the national group announced the launching of its awareness campaign for […]

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Realtors(R) Applaud DeMarco for Heeding Warnings, Leaving GSE Loan Limits as Is

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Nov 26, 2013) – The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown:  “Realtors® welcome today’s announcement from the Federal Housing Finance Agency that the current limits on conforming loans will remain in effect until further notice. As the leading voice for homeownership, NAR opposes lowering the ceiling […]

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.Realtor top-level domain is secured

The National Association of Realtors is offering members an opportunity to get an edge over other real estate agents–an online address with an exclusive top-level domain that recognizes each member as a Realtor. At the 2013 Realtors Conference Expo in San Francisco this month, the national group announced the launching of its awareness campaign for […]

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Home sales down for the fifth straight month

Jeff Clabaugh Broadcast/Web Reporter- Washington Business Journal Email  | Twitter Pending sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in October, and contracts signed to buy a home last month were 1.2 percent lower than a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors. October’s monthly decline in contract signings was the fifth consecutive monthly drop […]

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October Pending Home Sales Down Again, but Expected to Level Out

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Nov 25, 2013) – Although conditions were mixed across the country, pending home sales continued to move lower in October, marking the fifth consecutive monthly decline, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, slipped 0.6 percent to 102.1 in October […]

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Measure of signed contracts to buy US homes falls for 5th straight month in October

TORONTO – Canadians are carrying more debt now than a year ago, but it seems like many have a better handle on paying it back, says a newly-released study. …

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Pending home sales hit 10-month low, services sector rebounds

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes hit a 10-month low in October, but a strong rebound in services sector activity early this month suggested some resilience in the economy as the year winds down. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday its Pending Home Sales Index, based […]

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BUSINESS PEOPLE | Local Realtor saluted

— Della D. Csehoski, association executive of the Cambria-Somerset Association of Realtors, will be honored by the National Association of Realtors with the Realtor association certified executive designation, which recognizes exceptional efforts made by Realtor association executives. Csehoski has been the association executive for more than eight years. In 2010, she served as the Pennsylvania […]

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