Housing Market Archive

2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Set for Nov. 7-10 in New Orleans

it is not too early to begin making your plans to attend the REALTORS® Conference & Expo by choosing from a variety of registration options. A variety of hotels are available for attendees to select during...

Know What Median-Priced Home Buyers Want Most in Your Region

Specific buyer tastes in room features, layouts and amenities vary greatly depending on geographic ...

Vacation and Investment Home Market

Thirty-nine percent of homes were purchased for secondary vacation or investment purposes last year, according to the “2013 NAR Investment and Vacation Home Buyer’s Survey.” This accounts for a 10-year high for the secondary or resort home purchase market....

Highlights from the 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

The National Association of REALTORS® has long-established itself as a provider of valued data relevant to the industry. One of the organization’s most recent studies is the The 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, just released in November....

Fall Selling Season Brings Different Opportunities

Changes in seasonality bring different trends to the residential real estate market that savvy REALTORS® know how to address. As the summer vacation season shifts into fall, for example, there are several things you can do to increase business...

REALTOR® Guide to Dealing with Losing

America loves a good come-from-behind story, especially when that story involves a lot of blood, sweat and tears along the way. We’re a country famous for falling down, dusting ourselves off, and getting back up again. Some of our...

How REALTORS® Can Make Green by Going Green

Transforming a home into a Green Home can add value to a property, making it more desirable for environmentally-conscious buyers and reducing overall energy bills. By making a few updates and quick fixes, such as adding energy saving light...

10 Tips for Writing Effective Real Estate Copy

Writing clear copy in real estate listings is more important than ever. Often the first contact a REALTOR® has with a potential homebuyer comes through a home listing. With the speed at which shoppers are able to jump from...

10 Questions for REALTORS®

Many first-time homebuyers (and sellers) can have a lot of questions about the real estate market, but might not also know what a REALTOR® does and how REALTORS® can assist in the buying and selling of homes. If you’re...

7 Tips on How to Handle Real Estate and Divorce

Buying and selling real estate is said to be a largely emotional decision. So when the emotions of a divorce are added to what can already be a trying exercise, moving real estate can be a challenge for everyone...