Archive for September, 2016


Realtors celebrate 100-year anniversary amid changing industry

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National Realtors economist: ‘There will be a housing shortage …

SCHNECKSVILLE — A dwindling supply of available homes has been a constant thorn in the side of the Lehigh Valley’s housing market throughout 2016. And, according to one of the nation’s leading housing economists, local real estate professionals shouldn’t expect that to change much next year. “Given the home building activity so far — and […]

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Marco Rubio endorsed by National Association of Realtors

Sen. Marco Rubio has scored the endorsement of the National Association of Realtors. The Rubio campaign announced Friday that Rubio received a unanimous recommendation from the Florida Realtors RPAC Trustees. “Senator Rubio has been a strong voice for realtors and homeowners, including an active role in the effort to protect the mortgage interest deduction and […]

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David R.L. Ferro: The stormwater manual from a Realtor’s perspective

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This Is Why The Housing Market Can’t Keep Up With New Buyer Demand

Despite it’s bounce back from the recession, the housing market has a new issue: It can’t keep up with the demand of potential home buyers. Nearly half (47%) of homes on the market today sold in less than a month, according to the National Association of Relators. But with that kind of demand, there’s just […]

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Pending home sales fall 2.4% in third straight drop

“Contract activity slackened throughout the country in August except for in the Northeast, where higher inventory totals are giving home shoppers greater options and better success signing a contract,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist. “In most other areas, an increased number of prospective buyers appear to be either wavering at the steeper home prices […]

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Greenville real estate agent receives ‘esteemed’ honor

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NAR President Tom Salomone Calls HUD Condo Rule a Start, but More Changes Needed

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — When H.R. 3700, the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act,” was signed into law earlier this year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development was given notice that they had 90 days to weigh in on regulations related to Federal Housing Administration financing for condominiums before changes automatically went into effect. […]

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Meet Caitlin McCrory, NAR’s new millennial MLS manager

Over the summer, the National Association of Realtors went on the hunt for a “tech-savvy” manager of MLS.Its aim was to work more closely with the nation’s 700 or so MLSs for the benefit of their mutual members: agents and brokers.The 1.2 million-member trade group has now found that manager.Caitlin McCrory, 26, will join NAR at […]

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Outdoor Remodeling Projects See High Happiness and Financial Returns, Say Realtors®

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Homeowners looking to tackle a remodeling project should head outside, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors® and National Association of Landscape Professionals. The 2016 Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features shows that not only can outdoor remodeling projects add value to a home on resale, but […]

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