Archive for June, 2016


Pending US home sales cooled in May: report

Lawrence Yun and houses in San Francisco (credit: Realtor.org and Pixabay) From the New York website: Pending home sales in the U.S. saw a slight dip in the month of May compared to the same period in 2015, the first year-over-year decline recorded in almost two years. After a steady climb for three straight months, […]

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71% of those with student debt say it delays homeownership: Survey

Student debt is also keeping 4 in 10 graduates from moving out of a family member’s house. The survey of 3,000 people conducted in April covered only those who are making on-time payments on their student loans. The largest share of those postponing homeownership was among older millennials, aged 26 to 35, and among those […]

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Realtor vying for East Baton Rouge parish-president miffed the state association backing other candidate

Richard Burgess, Billy Gunn and Lanie Lee Cook

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US existing home sales rise 1.8 pct in May vs 1.1 pct expected

U.S. home resales rose in May to a more than nine-year high as improving supply increased choice for buyers, suggesting the economy remains on solid footing despite a sharp slowdown in job growth last month. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday existing home sales increased 1.8 percent to an annual rate of 5.53 […]

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Buyers Be Warned: Home Prices Hit an All-Time High

danny4stockphoto/iStock Frazzled home buyers may need to sit down and take a few deep breaths before reading any further. Those rapidly rising home prices have hit an all-time high—and show no signs of slowing down before Labor Day. The median price of an existing (i.e. not newly constructed) home across the nation reached $239,700 in […]

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National Association of REALTORS® – Pischke Motors La Crosse

National Association of REALTORS® REALTORS® receive $500 off plus 2 years no extra charge oil changes Click Here National Association of REALTORS® and Chrysler Group, LLC, have partnered to offer members a $500 cash allowance on the purchase or lease of select new 2014/2015 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and THE FIAT 500L model. Plus, all REALTORS®meet Chrysler’s […]

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Volume of US home sales reaches pre-recession levels

U.S. home sales hit their fastest pace in nine years last month, as interest rates remained low and unemployment steadily declined. From April to May, sales rose by nearly 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.53 million, according to National Association of Realtors data. May’s sales volume was 4.5 percent higher than during the […]

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Oklahoma Association of Realtors offers Norman residents technology tips to make the most of digital resources

Technology continues to play an expanding role in the real estate industry. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 92 percent of homebuyers searched online during their home-buying process with more than half using mobile devices or apps in the home research process.  The Oklahoma Association of Realtors (OAR) is offering technology tips Norman […]

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National Association of REALTORS® – Pischke Motors West Salem

National Association of REALTORS® REALTORS® receive $500 off plus 2 years no extra charge oil changes Click Here National Association of REALTORS® and Chrysler Group, LLC, have partnered to offer members a $500 cash allowance on the purchase or lease of select new 2014/2015 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and THE FIAT 500L model. Plus, all REALTORS®meet Chrysler’s […]

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Lagging Demand for Luxury Homes May Mean Deals for Buyers

ENLARGE A surplus of high-end homes for sale is giving more bargaining power to buyers. In the U.S., the inventory of homes priced from $500,000 to $750,000 rose 15.9% in March compared with the same period last year, according to the National Association of Realtors. The inventory of homes over $1 million rose 12.6% year […]

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