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Rapid Rise in Mortgage Rates Stalls

Posted on Fri, 01 Jul 2022

The interest rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell this week, offering relief to home buyers who are reeling from escalating costs.

New-Home Costs Rising at Unparalleled Rate

Posted on Thu, 30 Jun 2022

They've jumped 42% over the last three years, data shows. What are builders doing to bring some relief to the market?

NAR Earns Green Business Bureau's Platinum Certification for Sustainability

Posted on Wed, 29 Jun 2022

Only one in five companies meet the requirements that the association did to win the GBB's highest award.

Smart-Home Tech That Helps Homeowners Age in Place

Posted on Tue, 28 Jun 2022

Those ages 55 and above say they want solutions for home maintenance, safety and security and making daily life easier. So, share these devices with your clients.

Yun: Gains in Pending Home Sales Likely Short-Lived

Posted on Mon, 27 Jun 2022

Despite an uptick in contract signings in May, signs of a market slowdown continue to "choke off" buyer demand, according to NAR's latest housing report.

Mortgage Rates Rise Modestly to 5.81%

Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2022

NAR economist says homebuying costs have increased $800 every month so far this year.

Las Vegas REALTORĀ® Helps Trauma Victims See Beauty in Scars

Posted on Wed, 22 Jun 2022

Michelle Hardy-Rodriguez, who has scars from a serious car accident, helps soothe people's physical and emotional recovery.

NAR Leaders Break Down Affordability Crisis for Lawmakers

Posted on Tue, 21 Jun 2022

Members of Congress and congressional staff get a briefing on crucial association data showing the economic impact of high home prices.

Why You Need to Speak Up About VA Loans

Posted on Tue, 21 Jun 2022

Real estate pros can play a big role in helping veterans achieve homeownership by sharing more information about the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program and helping to dispel common myths.

Home Sales Retreat to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Posted on Tue, 21 Jun 2022

However, housing prices continue to accelerate, with the national median surpassing $400,000 for the first time. Read more from NAR's latest report.