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2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate Infographic

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Florida remains the most popular destination for international home buyers, while the pool of countries from which buyers come turns more diverse. 

The Profile of International Home Buying Activity presents data gathered from REALTORS® on purchases of U.S. real estate by international clients made during the 12 months from April 2015--March 2016.

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Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

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International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate in 2016

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Using data taken from 2016 Profile of International Home Buying and Selling, this infographic looks at international activity in U.S. residential real estate.

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International Home Sales Dollar Volume Retracts in U.S., Chinese Lead Purchases

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (July 6, 2016) — Waning economic growth in many countries and higher home prices further enhanced by a strengthening U.S. dollar resulted in a slight decline in international sales dollar volume of U.S. property over the past year and a significant retreat in buying from non-resident foreigners.

This is according to an annual survey of residential purchases from international buyers released today by the National Association of Realtors®. The survey also amazingly revealed that the dollar volume of sales from Chinese buyers exceeded the total dollar sales figure... Read More

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Did You Know: Veterans and Active Military Buyers and Recommending Agents

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This infographic uses data from NAR's 2016 Veterans and Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile.  

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Did You Know: Veterans and Active Military Buyers and Homes as Investments

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This infographic uses data from NAR's 2016 Veterans and Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile.

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Did You Know: Veterans and Active Military Buyers and the Home Selling Process

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This infographic uses data from NAR's 2016 Veterans and Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile.

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Did You Know: Veterans and Active Military Sellers and Real Estate Agents

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This infographic uses data from NAR's 2016 Veterans and Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile.

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Did You Know: Veterans and Active Military Buyers and Real Estate Agents

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This infographic uses data from NAR's 2016 Veterans and Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile.

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Contract Signings Drop in May on Limited Inventory

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

In this video, NAR’s Danielle Hale and Adam DeSanctis talk about the drop in contract signings and the potential impact of Brexit on the US real estate market.

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Pending Home Sales Skid in May

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (June 29, 2016) — After steadily increasing for three straight months, pending home sales let up in May and declined year-over-year for the first time in almost two years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions experienced a cutback in contract activity last month.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, slid 3.7 percent to 110.8 in May from a downwardly revised 115.0 in April and is now slightly lower (0.2 percent) than May 2015 (111.0).... Read More

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Existing-Home Sales Grow in May as Prices Continue to Rise

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the growth in existing-home sales in May 2016, and rising home prices.

 

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REALTORS® Confidence Index

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07
Highlights:
  • Market conditions vary across local markets, but the REALTORS® confidence and buyer traffic indices indicate that market conditions were “strong” rather than “weak” in June 2016.
  • Sustained job creation and the low cost of obtaining a mortgage are likely underpinning the strong housing demand, while the inadequate construction of new homes has kept inventory tight.... Read More
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May 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

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The information in this infographic is from May 2016 Existing-Home Sales data.

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Existing-Home Sales Grow 1.8 Percent in May; Highest Pace in Over Nine Years

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (June 22, 2016) — Existing-home sales sprang ahead in May to their highest pace in almost a decade, while the uptick in demand this spring amidst lagging supply levels pushed the median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions except for the Midwest saw strong sales increases last month.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and... Read More

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2016 NAR Research Resource Guide

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This is a guide to the surveys, reports, data and products that NAR Research has created or updated for 2016.

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May 2016 Foot Traffic

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. Lockboxes made by SentriLock, LLC. are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future. This infographic shows the latest index data along with trends and changes.

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Student Loan Debt and Housing Report

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Among recent home buyers, one-quarter have student loan debt and the typical amount is $25,000. The share of those with student loan debt rises to 41 percent among first-time home buyers. Even among successful home buyers this amount of debt is cited as a difficulty in their home buying process. To evaluate those trends SALT® and the National Association of REALTORS® teamed up to conduct a survey of student loan borrowers who are current in repayment.

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71 Percent Believe Student Debt Delays Homeownership

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun and NAR 2016 Vice President Sherri Meadows

WASHINGTON (June 13, 2016) — Seventy-one percent of non-homeowners repaying their student loans on time believe their debt is stymieing their ability to purchase a home, and slightly over half of all borrowers say they expect to be delayed from buying by more than five years.

This is according to a new joint survey on student loan debt and housing released today by the National Association of Realtors® and SALT®, a consumer literacy program provided by nonprofit American Student... Read More

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Student Loan Debt and Housing

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

The information in this infographic is from the Student Loan Debt and Housing Report. The report presents the findings of a survey by SALT® and NAR of people with student loan debt, and looks at the way this debt affects their ability to buy a home.

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