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Code of Ethics: Only realtors are held to the National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics, ensuring that when a buyer or seller hires a realtor, they can be certain they are enlisting the services of someone possessing the highest level of professional and ethical standards in the industry. Continuing ...
Charles Pecka, 2018 president of the Clarksville Association of Realtors, informed the commissioners that CAR has procured grant funding from the National Association of Realtors to support the local political action committee "Our United Community" in its endeavor to seek passage of a metropolitan ...

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) The Clarksville Association of Realtors announced grant funding from the National Association of Realtors that will provide $50,000 to Our United Community, a committee working for the passage of the Clarksville/Montgomery County Metropolitan Government ...
"Working with seniors to meet their housing needs requires an expert understanding of their lifestyle and financial needs, and the SRES® designation means that a Realtor® has that understanding," said Bill Brown, the President of the National Association of Realtors. "Whether they are buying, selling ...
The economy is booming. Interest rates are still affordable. Unemployment is at the lowest level in more than 15 years. So why is the percentage of folks who think it's a good time to buy a house at the lowest point in two years? In a first-quarter survey by the National Association of Realtors, only about half ...
Sales of existing homes in the United States were up in February after two months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors. The organization said that while wintry conditions kept sales down in the Northeast and Midwest, strong performances in the South and West offset those declines ...

Contracts to buy previously owned homes rose in February, the National Association of Realtors said. The NAR's pending home sales index increased to a reading of 107.5, up 3.1 percent from the prior month. January's index was revised to 104.3 from 104.6. Published 10:00 AM ET Wed, 28 March 2018 ...
The numbers: Pending-home sales rose 3.1% to 107.5 in February, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. Economists had forecast a 3.0% increase. What happened: NAR's index, which tracks real-estate transactions in which a contract has been signed but the transaction hasn't closed, ...
It was the largest decline on an annual basis in over three years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, fell 4.7 percent to 104.6 in January from a downwardly revised 109.8 in December 2017.
But higher interest payments have yet to do much damage to demand for homes. The National Association of Realtors reported last week that sales of existing homes rose 3 percent in February. New home sales dropped for the third straight month in February, the Commerce Department reported Friday, ...
At the state level, Connors has served on many committees such as professional standards, risk reduction, multiple listing issues and policies, executive, legislative policy, fair housing and cultural diversity. Nationally, she served as a director for the National Association of Realtors in 2016 and on the State ...
A: It is very important for a Realtor to be a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and its affiliates such as the San Francisco Association of Realtors. NAR, the largest trade association in America, has a collective voice of 1.3 million commercial and residential professionals. Members adopt ...
John O'Leary, Harold Marmon and Tricia Sulecki are all members of the Sussex County Association of Realtors, the Delaware Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. To reach O'Leary, Marmon or Sulecki, visit Coldwell Banker Resort Realty at 20184 Coastal Highway in Rehoboth ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After seeing a modest three-month rise in activity, pending home sales cooled considerably in January to their lowest level in over three years, according to the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced monthly and annual declines in contract signings last month. The Pending ...
It is now a matter of providing necessary skills to go into the industry," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors , in a report. But Nixon added that many consumers and businesses may have been spending more in the past few months and that employers have ramped up ...
Those comparisons revealed the five most- and least-affordable markets for buying a home. The lists were compiled using data from the National Association of Realtors, the Census Bureau and NerdWallet surveys. MOST AFFORDABLE METRO AREAS. 1. CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND-WEST VIRGINIA.
Factors considered in the selection process include member/board service, real estate educational achievements, sales performance and business achievements, involvement with Illinois Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, and civic and political involvement. Lilley has been an active Illini ...

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) on Tuesday delivered a letter of support in favor of a proposed U.S. Department of Labor rule that could potentially pave the way for the trade group to create an Association Health Plan through which its self-employed Realtor members could receive more ...
In the year between April 2016 and March 2017, Chinese buyers spent $31.7 billion on residential real estate in the United States—the most of any foreign buyer group, according to a National Association of Realtors (NAR) report. But since mainland China tightened restrictions in August 2017 on how ...
An influx of new construction at all price points could save us from the current housing crunch, but the hefty new tariffs on imported steel announced this week by President Donald Trump, on top of a tariff on Canadian lumber imposed late last year, could make the crunch even worse—and drive up home ...
You may know that members of the National Association of Realtors adhere to a strict Code of Ethics that holds them to higher professional standards than what state and federal law require. However, you may not know that the Code of Ethics was recently amended to prohibit Realtors from discriminating ...
Factors considered in the selection process for the Realtor of the Year Award include member/board service, real estate educational achievements, sales performance and business achievements, involvement with Illinois Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, and Civic and Political involvement ...
WASHINGTON — The pace of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell 4.7 percent in January to its lowest level in more than three years, due to a lack of homes for sale, higher prices and rising mortgage rates. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its index of pending sales sank ...
Several members and local chapters of the National Association of Realtors sent comment letters to the Labor Department supporting a proposed rule to expand association health plans. The proposal, which is in the comment phase until March 6, would change the definition of “employer” to make it easier ...
“What you're seeing in Toledo is very, very similar to what we're seeing in most of the country, especially out west,” said Adam DeSanctis, a spokesman for the National Association of Realtors. According to NAR figures, inventory in the U.S. has been dropping, like in Toledo, each month for three years.
The National Association of Realtors' 2008 settlement and consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, which mandates that the trade group not discriminate against brokers using VOWs (virtual office websites), expires in November, leaving some to question whether the way online brokerages such ...
Only 8 percent of U.S. home sellers in 2017 didn't use a broker, according to a survey of 7,866 home buyers released by the National Association of Realtors in October. Homes that were listed last year with a real-estate agent had a median sales price of $250,000, while those sold by owners had a median ...
With the supply of existing homes available to buy at "an all-time low " nationwide, according to the National Association of Realtors, homebuyers like the Rawlingses and others — including younger buyers — are looking at other options that include building a house. Here's how to get started if you decide ...
A total of 1.3 million real estate licensees nationwide belong to the National Association of REALTORS®, entitling them to use our registered mark, "REALTOR®," after their name. Unlike many real estate brokers and sales associates who are simply licensed by their state to do business, Realtors have ...
This year in Central Oregon, real estate will be much like it was in 2017, according to Paul Bishop, vice president of research at the National Association of Realtors. Prices will continue to rise, and a shortage of newly constructed houses will continue to keep a lid on sales volume, Bishop said. “It's not very ...
U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that sales dropped 3.2 percent from December to January, the second ...
The National Association of Realtors' 2008 settlement and consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, which mandates that the trade group not discriminate against brokers using VOWs (virtual office websites), expires in November, leaving some to question whether the way online brokerages such ...
Tight home inventory throughout 2017 culminated a jump in fourth-quarter median sales prices in Spokane-Spokane Valley, among the 64 percent of metro areas in the National Association of Realtors survey posting a record high for the quarter. According to the NAR, median price for a single-family home ...
Moreover, it achieved these numbers without relying on the Real Estate Board of New York, the city's largest real estate trade group, or the National Association of Realtors, which it ended its membership with roughly five years ago. And most of the city's largest brokerage firms, including the Corcoran ...
For many years, I was on a self-centered journey where I thought all paths led back to me. I honestly believed during that time that the “sandbox” I played in was either all mine, or at least, a territory governed by my rules. There is a common ugly behavior I see often in real estate. I call it, “not playing nicely in ...
These Nevadans will be part of a growing USA pavilion, hosted by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the nation's largest real estate trade organization. NAR will be among 3,100 exhibitors at this year's event. This will be the third year Nevada REALTORS® have attended MIPIM, said Heidi ...
The article misses several key points on why the National Association of Realtors vigorously protected millions of homeowners from potentially large tax increases and significant declines to the value of their home. AD. Trump was breaking ground on immigration, then it all went to "shit". Watch Full Screen.
These numbers also reflect the nation as a whole, with the National Association of Realtors recently reporting 2017 as the best year for existing home sales in eleven years. With prices on the rise, 2018 could also become a strong seller's market. Although year-over-year inventory levels continue to decline, ...
Last week, 100-percent commission real estate franchisor Realty Executives hosted a webinar to educate agents and brokers about wire fraud, and National Association of Realtors (NAR) senior counsel Finley Maxson and FBI supervisory special agent Martin Hellmer both attended. They said awareness ...
According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the national median price increased 5.8 percent to $246,800. Pickens pointed out that the lack of enough homes for sale to meet the demand has continued to pressure prices. While new home construction underway will help the supply/demand ...
A new survey of 4,283 members of the National Association of Realtors offers some valuable insights, no matter which side of the deal you're on. Take pricing. Except in a handful of superheated markets where few houses are available for sale, the odds are strong that you as a buyer will be able to get the ...
Longtime realtor Kent Jones received a “realtor emeritus” award from the National Association of Realtors. The organization announced a number of awards and installed 2018 officers, starting with president Barry Lawson. The Realtor of the Year award is given to a member of the realtor's association who ...
The designation is presented by the SRES Council of the National Association of Realtors. The coursework has prepared Owens to assist mature individuals with housing transitions. The specialist designation program educates Realtors by increasing their skills, proficiency and knowledge when serving ...
Sales of previously occupied homes accelerated in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.81 million units, the fastest pace since December 2006. Did the trend continue in December? Find out Wednesday, when the National Association of Realtors releases its latest tally of U.S. home sales.
In the national outlook, Lawrence Yun, National Association of REALTORS® chief economist, says “Faster economic growth in recent quarters, the booming stock market and continuous job gains are fueling substantial demand for buying a home as 2017 comes to an end,” he said. “As evidenced by a ...
... Trustees Fundraising Committee in 2017. A Realtor since 2004, Medeiros has earned his Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Specialist, e-PRO (a technology certification provided by the National Association of Realtors®) and Senior Real Estate Specialist professional designations.
Congress recently passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacting sweeping legislation to our tax code. The National Association of Realtors lobbied heavily prior to its passage to ensure key points would not threaten home ownership and eliminate key tax incentives. The new bill will likely lower most ...
The National Association of Realtors Mid-Year meetings in Chicago awarded Joe Fitterer and Jim Ruttger, both brokers with Century 21 Brainerd Realty, ... To qualify, each Realtor must have held 40 years of continuous, honorable membership in the National Association of Realtors and completed at least ...
As much as I appreciate how Rob Hahn's mind works, his interpretation of Bob Goldberg's statement in his CEO report at the NAR Board of Directors meeting in November is completely inside out. Goldberg said, “First and foremost, it's imperative that we are not just the National Association of Realtors, we ...
Connie Hettinga, qualifying broker and managing partner for all three branches of Steinborn and Associates Real Estate in Las Cruces, began her term this month as 2018 President of the REALTORS Association of New Mexico. Hettinga grew up in Maine working in her family's taxidermy business. In 1997 ...


 

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