Archive for July, 2015


NAR Survey Finds Like-Kind Exchanges Promote Job, Economic Growth

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Real estate like-kind exchanges are an important vehicle for disposing of and acquiring properties and support the nation’s financial growth, job creation and economy, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®. The Like-Kind Exchanges: Real Estate Market Perspectives 2015 survey of NAR’s commercial and residential […]

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Millennials Favor Walkable Communities, Says New NAR Poll

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Millennials prefer walking over driving by a substantially wider margin than any other generation, according to a new poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors® and the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University. The 2015 National Community and Transportation Preference Survey found that millennials, those aged […]

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Realtors Hire a New Agency to Educate Millennials About What, Exactly, They Do

Getty Images The National Association of Realtors has put out the welcome mat for Arnold Worldwide, hiring the Boston-based agency to handle creative, digital, brand activation and strategy following a review led by consultancy Select Resources International. The trade association, one of the nation’s largest, with more than 1 million members, spent slightly less than […]

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Limited Supply of Homes Held Back Sales in June

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Whether They Rent or Buy, Millennials Don’t Want to Drive

ByLisa Selin Davis 2:27 pm ETJuly 29, 2015July 29, 2015 PeopleImages/iStock There are more Millennials than there are boomers or Gen Xers, which may be one reason we in the real estate industry are so laser-focused on engaging them. We hear these 16- to 34-year-olds mostly live at home. (And not just the teenage ones!) Sometimes we hear they […]

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The National Association of Realtors Selects Arnold as Lead Agency

The National Association of Realtors has selected Arnold Worldwide as its lead agency, responsible for creative, digital, brand activation and strategy, following a review, Adweek reports. The review process began back in April, with 18 agencies participating. Media buying and planning, handled by Most and Assembly, were not part of the review. According to Kantar […]

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What China’s stock plunge means for US real estate

U.S. home prices continued to rise in May, according to the SP/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, but the increase fell short of analyst estimates.

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Desert home prices still 30 percent below peak

Buy Photo Construction continues on a new home being built at Sol Palm Springs, a development in the west valley city.(Photo: Lucas Esposito/The Desert Sun)Buy Photo Nationwide, prices for existing homes hit their pre-recession levels again in June — but in California and in the desert, prices are still well below those 2007 peaks. Local […]

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Millennials prefer walking to driving

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Tulsa-area home sales slip a little in June

Though June marked the official start of summer, Tulsa-area home sales cooled somewhat. Approximately 1,316 homes sold last month, according to the Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors. That’s a 0.6 percent drop from May and a 3 percent drop from the previous June. Even with the decline, June’s home sales were the second-highest recorded in […]

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