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Bankruptcy Auction Set for Jackson, NJ Developable Land
a more activity-rich lifestyle.  Purchasing premium developable land in a strengthening housing market at auction pricing will unquestionably yield a high return on investment.” The property......

Consumers wary despite strengthening economy
for the recovery and will likely rise further in coming months. The housing market remains stuck in a slower lane. The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index of home prices for September rose 4.9% from......

There’s No Place like NAR to Help You to Sell Homes for the Holidays
tendencies are another benefit of selling during the holiday season, according to NAR’s Field Guide to Buying & Selling During the Holidays . This resource contains many noted facts and figures......

4 Predictions for the Commercial Market
the labor market continued to make positive strides," says Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. "Job growth is the catalyst to improved demand for commercial real estate leasing and new construction......

Typical Investor Profile Starting to Shift
of investor is stepping in to fill their shoes. The number of home sales to investors rose in October , but a closer look at many markets shows a different investor picture forming. Impact......

Home Price Gains Slow; October Volume Up
gains than the month prior. To economists, the slowdown signals a stabilizing housing market, while in a separate announcement, Seattle-based Redfin reported that home sales showed the year’s......

Million-Dollar Homes Are Easier Sells
sell, with the luxury market posting some of the largest increases in home sales compared to every other price category, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Cater to the Luxury......

Thanksgiving: Home for Hosting — Or Maybe Just Dining Out
local cineplex. For more information about this research, check out the 2014 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers at http://www.realtor.org/reports/highlights-from-the-2014-profile-of-home-buyers...

At a Glance: Existing Home Sales in October
NAR released a summary of existing home sales data showing that October’s existing home sales is the first year over year gain since October 2013. Additionally, this was the highest......

U.S. economy grew at 3.9% pace in Q3
factory output and business investment have advanced, while consumer spending and the housing market have been mixed. Economists expect growth to slow in the current quarter but pick up next......

Three Most Vulnerable Dow Stocks
University of Michigan’s month end reading on Consumer Sentiment, Durable Goods, New Home Sales, and the Pending Home Sales Index. In spite of the gains in the major averages, not all stocks......

Housing Price Gains Slow For 9th Straight Month, Says S&P/Case-Shiller
Growth in home sales prices continued to slow across the nation in September, marking nine straight months of deceleration, data from S&P/Case-Shiller showed Tuesday. U.S. single-family home......

Sept. home prices show smaller annual gains
at or near historic lows. Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates dipped to 3.99% last week, compared with 4.22% a year...

Home Sales Predicted to Flatten in November
IRVINE, CA—Existing home sales for the month are projected to fall between seasonally adjusted averages of 5.05 million and 5.46 million annual sales, as compared to October’s higher-than-expected......

Make Your 2015 Marketing Life-centric
on the road meeting with REALTORS® and association executives to talk about NAR, their business, and the integration of digital technologies in our industry. More Posts...

Global Doldrums Could Reach US in 2015: NAR
predicting that the momentum will carry forth into the new year. However, NAR’s quarterly forecast hints at a potential drag on US growth as overseas markets weaken. “GDP growth in the fourth......

Six Reasons You Need a Mentor
their mentor. Your association can also help you in this important search. NAR is full of resources for mentors, mentees, and organizations, including a mentorship program available for students......

Multi-Generational Housing: A Multi-Faceted Issue
or a four-generation household…”. [1] The National Association of REALTORS ®  (NAR) recently started collecting data on recent home buyers who purchased a multi-generational home and defined......

The 7 retail stocks investors should watch
Depot isn’t just a benchmark for retail — but for the housing market. Shares are up a respectable 20% this year as housing comes back. Analysts see profits gaining 22% to 89 cents a share. *......

An Evolving "Hair of the Dog" Remedy for Global Growth?
out at around 3% Y/Y in October and November.  Further, October existing home sales were back again growing with inventory on a Y/Y basis.  When existing home sales grow faster than inventory......

November Auction.com Real Estate Nowcast Predicts Existing Home Sales of 5.25 Million Units
the November Auction.com Real Estate Nowcast TM which projects that existing home sales for the month will fall between seasonally adjusted averages of 5.05 and 5.46 million annual sales, with......

Pumpkin Spice: The Flavor That Rules The Fall
of small indulgence items, like lipstick and latte, according to economists), the housing market was robust, fueling Americans’ nesting instincts as the spicy scent is often cited as spurring......

Fannie Predicts Cheap Rates to Remain
rate drop, Fannie Mae economists didn’t adjust the forecast for total home sales for 2015.  Learn why life doesn't rise or fall with interest rates . “The housing market continues to......

How & Why Pumpkin Spice Rules The Food Industry
of small indulgence items, like lipstick and latte, according to economists), the housing market was robust, fueling Americans’ nesting instincts as the spicy scent is often cited as spurring......

The Millennials, Some Interesting Demographics
formation and homeownership should be picking up.  In terms of the housing market place, millenials currently have a purchase rate roughly comparable to their proportion of the population, but......