Archive for October, 2016


NAR: More single women buying homes | 2016-10-31 | HousingWire

Single-women increased their share in the market, hitting levels not seen since 2011, according to the National Association of Realtors’ annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey. While married couples make up the largest share of homebuyers at 66%, and had the highest income at $99,200, single women are increasing their role. Last year […]

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Industry Leaders to Speak on ‘Seizing the Day, Winning the Future’ at RISMedia Power Broker Forum during NAR …

Today’s real estate market is burgeoning with opportunity. From the promise of the millennial generation to the power of the diversity market, it’s a good time to be in real estate. But the future is also murky. Lingering economic uncertainty and change in Washington stand to stymie our momentum going forward. During RISMedia’s 21st Annual […]

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Moving with Kids: Families Rely on Realtors

Most people can relate to the complications and complexities involved with moving. Whether you’re relocating to a recently purchased apartment or a starter home, resettling takes time, effort and planning. Moving with kids requires even more planning and research. Finding a home with the appropriate amount of space, in your preferred school district, and convenient […]

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Homeownership fosters vibrant communities in Middle TN

Jonathan Smoke, Realtor.com’s chief economist. shared statistics and trends from both the national and local housing markets at the Oct. 14 Middle Tennessee Realtors Convention, held at the Music City Center.(Photo: Submitted) If you had a hard time reaching your Realtor on Oct. 14, it’s likely because he or she was attending the Middle Tennessee Realtors […]

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Taxing haircuts? Missouri voters weigh sales tax limits

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Realtors oppose school bond

Construction companies are providing support for the Chino Valley school bond measure, but the local Realtors Association opposes it.  Chino resident Mary Rohrer said she is the field director for the Yes on G campaign which has 250 local volunteers. Mrs. Rohrer said she knew that some contractors are funding the campaign and said some […]

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NAR: Home Sales Remain Elevated, Buyers Feel Pressure

Pending Home Sales Index Still Climbing Home buyers are out in force, buying up homes just as fast as they come on-market — and it’s making it harder to find good deals in housing. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, the September 2016 Pending Home Sales Index posted above its benchmark value of 100 for the 29th […]

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Arizona Association of REALTORS® Appoints 2017 Executive Committee at Annual Leadership Conference

Organization Also Recognizes Members for Community and Leadership Excellence PHOENIX (PRWEB) October 28, 2016 The Arizona Association of REALTORS® (Arizona REALTORS®) held its annual Leadership Conference on October 13 in Phoenix, where state and local association officers were installed for the upcoming year. The event also served as an opportunity to recognize members for leadership […]

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Local Realtors Get "At Home With Diversity" In The Face Of An Increasingly Diverse Market

As the face of real estate grows and changes— reflecting the diversity of today’s home buyers and sellers— the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors united real estate professionals in a conversation this week designed to highlight how the market is changing and how local Realtors need to adapt. Through GCAR’s At Home With Diversity course, […]

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Tips and traps when showing a home

L.E. Baskow This file photo from February shows a Las Vegas home for sale. A recent National Association of Realtors found that 40 percent of agents had been in a situation in which they feared for their safety. By Adam Candee (contact) Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 | 2 a.m. Through the front door of the empty […]

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