Posts Tagged Real Estate


NAR: Future appraiser shortage is real

Realtors are again ringing alarm bells over a potential future crisis in the appraisal industry. In a new report, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said that a wave of retiring appraisers and a lack of new entrants into the field could create a serious shortage of available appraisers for the housing and mortgage markets, […]

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With Expiration Looming, NAR, NAHB Applaud Flood Insurance Renewal Progress

It remains to be seen if it passes into law, or how it will hold up during the process, but housing industry groups say an agreement has been hammered out for renewing the federal flood insurance program. Both the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) say they have […]

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Amid US real estate buying binge by foreign investors, Florida remains first choice

Foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate recently skyrocketed to a new high with nearly half of all foreign sales happening in Florida, California and Texas. Related News/Archive New real estate website advances calculation of true cost of Florida home 6 Months Ago Lay of the land: radical transformations underway in Florida real estate 4 […]

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Nancy Quinn Honored As Realtor Emeritus By National Association Of Realtors

Maynard, MA (PRWEB) July 20, 2017 Maynard, MA – Nancy Quinn, President/CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties, has earned the prestigious Realtor Emeritus status from the National Association of Realtors. The Realtor Emeritus designation is conferred on individuals who have held membership as a REALTOR with the National Association for a minimum of […]

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Realtors endorse House flood insurance extension | TheHill

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) endorsed a House plan to renew and revamp the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) after holding out for several changes. NAR said Thursday that the group representing more than 1.2 million real estate agents and industry employees, backed the bill after lawmakers reduced proposed increases to flood insurance rates […]

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Realtors®, House Financial Services Committee Reach Agreement to Move Key Flood Insurance Legislation Forward

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association of Realtors® today said that significant improvements to the “21st Century Flood Reform Act,” key legislation aimed at strengthening and reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program, have cleared the way for endorsement of the bill. Among the changes, Realtors® support the House Financial Services Committee’s commitment to […]

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New Home Construction Is Finally Rising—What That Means for Buyers

Homebuilders have been busy this summer—and that might make the home-buying search better for many Americans on the prowl for the place of their dreams. Builders received 7.4% more permits to put up new homes in June compared with May, according to the seasonally adjusted numbers in the latest residential sales report jointly released by the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of […]

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Housing And Real Estate News 7-19-2017 (Video)

We discuss the Housing Market Index, the Mortgage Applications Data, plus Housing Starts and Housing Permits Data along with a report from the National Association of Realtors in this video. The San Francisco Real Estate Bubble probably bursts the same time Tech Stocks Crash like in 2000. We get slightly conflicting data on the San […]

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Pasadena-Foothills REALTORS Young Professionals Network Launches Union Station Fund-raising Drive

In collaboration with Union Station Homeless Services, the Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network (YPN) will host a fund-raising drive on Saturday, August 5th at the Union Station Adult Center in Pasadena located at 412 S. Raymond. Commemorating the second annual California Association of REALTORS® YPN Month of Giving, the Pasadena-Foothills Young Professionals members […]

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Your next realtor could be a robot

Get ready for the rise of the real estate robots. Big data and artificial intelligence are starting to be used to sell pricey residential real estate — and that is likely to be bad news for brokers. At one company that recently began using real estate robots, an Alexa-like tabletop box can answer nearly any […]

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