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Fewer Contract Signings Could Signal Market Turn

Posted on Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Record-high home prices are causing some buyers to retreat from the market. Read more from NAR's latest housing report.

Consumers Are Moving for Their Pets

Posted on Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Seventy percent of Americans own a pet, and many are on the hunt for more pet-friendly home features.

SBA Launches PPP Loan Forgiveness Portal

Posted on Thu, 29 Jul 2021

The new portal aims to simplify the forgiveness application process for millions of small businesses, including many sole proprietors who used PPP loans during the pandemic.

Markets Most Affected by Investors

Posted on Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Investors are taking more inventory off the market than they're adding -- and are now being blamed for making the inventory crisis worse in some areas.

Bidding War Winners Are Getting Cold Feet

Posted on Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Some homes with multiple offers end up back on the market. Here's why.  

5 REALTORS® Earn Volunteering Works Grants, Mentorship

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Find out why NAR is investing in these charity-minded real estate pros to help grow their community efforts.

CFPB Debuts New Tool to Apply for Rental Assistance

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

The agency aims to connect housing providers and tenants to aid programs as the federal eviction moratorium expires Saturday.

Investors Push Commercial Sales to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

New property types and different locations are emerging as winners this year, according to recent data.

In-Person Protocols Questioned as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Mask mandates are returning in some areas of the country -- even for vaccinated people -- which could frustrate those who previously enjoyed fewer restrictions.

Where Pools Command Highest, Lowest Premiums

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Homes with this feature are worth an average of 47% more than one without, a new study shows.