Most Realtors® Don’t Expect Steep Price Declines in Next 12 Months

Realtors® have mixed expectations about the direction of home prices in their markets in the next 12 months, according to NAR’s March 2020 Realtors® Confidence Index (RCI) Survey, a monthly survey of Realtors® about the characteristics of their transactions in the reference period (March 2020) and their outlook in the next 12 months.The survey asks [...]

By |2020-04-27T17:33:19+00:00April 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sharing the REALTOR® Story

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By |2020-04-27T14:36:26+00:00April 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IRS Grants 1031 Deadline Relief

Following requests by NAR and other real estate trade groups that real property owners involved in 1031 like-kind exchanges are being prevented from meeting certain statutory deadlines, the Internal Revenue Service recently issued Notice 2020-23 granting relief.  Specifically, in order for real property exchanges to qualify for non-recognition of gain (tax deferral treatment), the owner [...]

By |2020-04-24T22:32:50+00:00April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

REALTOR® Resiliency Report

This communication from NAR to all Members describes the many ways NAR is working to guide and support REALTORS® and the real estate industry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Every week, you'll find up-to-date, relevant information on how to ensure your health and safety, the virus' impact on the economy and your business, its impact [...]

By |2020-04-24T14:55:10+00:00April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Realtors® Grateful for Additional Funds for Small Business Lifeline

WASHINGTON (April 23, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the U.S. House voted Thursday evening to provide additional funding to small-business relief programs created by the CARES Act. NAR had made reviving the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program its top priority over [...]

By |2020-04-23T20:15:45+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fraud Alert: Unsolicited Calls Not From NAR

Members of the National Association of REALTORS® have reported receiving unsolicited phone calls falsely purporting to be from NAR. These phone calls are coming from phone numbers with Washington, D.C. area codes, including (202) 205-9284 and (202) 319-9312. One robocall begins with, “I didn’t catch you at a bad time, did I?” and asks for [...]

By |2020-04-23T18:15:30+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Signs of Slowing Unemployment; U.S. Jobless Claims Decline for Third Week

According to today’s release from the Labor Department, 4.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week (ending April 18), a decrease of 810,000 from the previous week’s revised level. In the last five weeks, more than 26 million new jobless claims were filed across the United States, confirming the concerns about the impact of the [...]

By |2020-04-23T15:37:35+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Secure Your Business Through the CARES Act

Hear directly from quick-acting REALTORS®, with businesses of varying structure and size, who successfully obtained Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Business Loans or Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Learn how to navigate the Small Business Administration website, which forms to have on-hand when applying, and tips for finding a lender in your area. Don’t wait—funding is limited.Also see:

By |2020-04-23T13:38:32+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nearly 3 in 4 Realtors® This Week Report Sellers Haven’t Lowered Listing Prices to Attract Buyers, Suggesting Calmness and No Panic Selling by Homeowners

WASHINGTON (April 23, 2020) – Nearly 3 in 4 Realtors® currently working with sellers this week – 74% – reported their clients haven’t reduced listing prices to attract buyers, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. This suggests interested home sellers are remaining calm and avoiding panic selling during the uncertain [...]

By |2020-04-23T12:03:41+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments