Archive for April, 2015


NAR sponsoring Realogy’s ‘FWD’ Innovation Summit

The National Association of Realtors’ tech accelerator, REach, is sponsoring Realogy’s third annual one-day “FWD” real estate pitch competition, which will be held in San Francisco on June 23. The perks for REach, which announced its 2015 class of seven startups earlier this month, include branding on the FWD Innovation Summit website and other event materials. It […]

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March Pending Home Sales Rise 1.1%, Hit 22-Month High, NAR Says

The number of contracts signed to buy previously-owned homes ticked up in March to hit a new 22-month peak, reaching its highest level since June 2013, thanks to gains in the West and South, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index, which tracks contract signings (as opposed to closed sales), rose 1.1% […]

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Jamaica most searched location on NAR – Realtors Association of Jamaica

Jamaica most searched location on NAR – Realtors Association of Jamaica Monday, April 27, 2015 | 11:38 AM     ‘+activeFrame.title + ‘‘); }else{ $(“.fotorama-caption”).addClass(“remove_caption”); } }) .fotorama(); KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is the number one sought after country on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) website, which is America’s largest trade association, representing more than […]

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St. Paul Area Association of REALTORS Welcomes New CEO John Fridlington

ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The St. Paul Area Association of REALTORS® (SPAAR) is pleased to formally introduce its new chief executive officer, John Fridlington. Fridlington is responsible for oversight and management of the professional organization, which serves more than 6,000 REALTOR® members who live and work in 11 Twin Cities Metro Area counties. John began his […]

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Home sales saw their biggest monthly increase in 5 years

Enlarge THINKSTOCK Existing home sales in March were sharply higher than a year ago. The spring house-hunting season may be shaping up better than expected, with a big jump in sales last month. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes in March rose 6.1 percent, the biggest monthly increase since December 2010. […]

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Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors plan Open House Weekend

Open House Weekend * Open houses are planned Saturday and Sunday. A list of homes is at www.gcar.net/open-house-weekend* Realtors will give away a $500 Visa gift card to one lucky visitor to one of the open houses With home sales on the rise and spring in full bloom, more than 200 Chattanooga home sellers are […]

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Existing home sales surge to fastest pace in 18 months

A house “sold” sign in a neighborhood in Wilmington, Del., in March.(Photo: Eileen Blass, USA TODAY) Existing home sales in March leaped to their fastest pace in 18 months, making a well-timed upturn at the start of the peak spring buying season. Sales rose 6.1% — the largest increase since December 2010 — to a […]

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Loop & Tie Selected for National Association of Realtors’ REach Accelerator

Second Century Ventures has selected Loop Tie and six other organizations for its 2015 class of REach, a growth technology accelerator program. Second Century Ventures is the investment arm of the National Association of Realtors. The class, which is focused on the real estate and related industries, officially kicks off this week. It provides education, […]

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AssetAvenue Selected to Participate in Prestigious Program Backed by National …

LOS ANGELES CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AssetAvenue, the leading peer-to-peer lending platform for commercial real estate loans, is proud to announce that it has been selected to participate in the 2015 class of REach, the growth technology accelerator program sponsored by Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The REach program […]

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Many Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure in Last Decade Won’t Return — NAR

Less than one-third of families who lost their homes to foreclosure or other distress events in the past decade are likely to become homeowners again, according to an analysis by the National Association of Realtors. More than 9.3 million homeowners went through a foreclosure, surrendered their home to a lender or sold their home via […]

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