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Quiz: Home Buying Generational Trends

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

The information from this quiz was taken from the NAR report Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends.

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March 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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Primary, Vacation, and Investment Homes Purchased by Region

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

This infographic was created using data from the 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey.

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Home Buying Trends: Millennials

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

Using data from the latest Home Buying and Selling Generational Trends report, this infographic looks at millennial home buyers.

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Home Buying Trends: Generation X

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

Using data from the latest Home Buying and Selling Generational Trends report, this infographic looks at Generation X home buyers.

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Home Buying Trends: Younger Baby Boomers

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

Using data from the latest Home Buying and Selling Generational Trends report, this infographic looks at younger baby boomer home buyers.

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Home Buying Trends: Older Baby Boomers

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

Using data from the latest Home Buying and Selling Generational Trends Report, this infographic looks at older baby boomer home buyers.

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Home Buying Trends: The Silent Generation

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

Using data from the latest Home Buying and Selling Generational Trends Report, this infographic looks at the silent generation home buyers.

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2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers

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

This infographic takes a look at investment and vacation home buying in the past year.

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Vacation Home Sales Retreat, Investment Sales Leap in 2015

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

WASHINGTON (April 6, 2016) — Vacation home sales cooled off in 2015 but remained at the second highest amount in nearly a decade, while investment purchases increased for the first time in five years, according to an annual survey of residential homebuyers released today by the National Association of Realtors®. Mirroring the strong price growth seen throughout the U.S., the median sales price of both vacation and investment homes surged in 2015.

NAR's 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey1, covering existing- and new-... Read More

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2016 Baseball Opening Day Matchups in Home Prices

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

Using data taken from NAR's Q4 2015 Metropolitan Median Home Prices and Affordability report, this infographic looks at median home prices in the home towns of baseball teams playing on opening day.

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All the Single Ladies (Are Buying Homes)

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

It doesn't come as a huge surprise that the largest share of homebuyer households is married couples. In fact, 67 percent of all homebuyers are married couples. The second most common group of buyers, however, is single females. According to the 2016 National Association of REALTORS® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report, single females make up 15 percent of all home buyers, and this number creeps up when looking at older buyers—20 percent of buyers between 51 and 60 years of age and 19 percent between the ages of 61 and 69 are single females. These... Read More

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Housing Market Summary for February 2016

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

Using data taken from our Existing-Home Sales, Pending Home Sales, the REALTORS® Confidence Index and Foot Traffic Index, this infographic looks at what the housing market was doing in February and provides insight into the months ahead.

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2016 Spring Home Buying Trends

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

This infographic looks at consumer trends in home buying and the outlook for market and the economy. It was created using data from the Spring 2016 HOME Survey, which is a report that reflects consumer feelings about the housing market.

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Pending Sales in February Reach Highest Level in Seven Months

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

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about February 2015 pending home sales, February existing-home sales, and home prices. He also gives his forecast for the spring buying season.

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Pending Home Sales Move Forward in February

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

WASHINGTON (March 28, 2016) — Pending home sales rose solidly in February to their highest level in seven months and remain higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by a sizeable increase in the Midwest, all major regions except for the Northeast saw an increase in contract activity in February.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 3.5 percent to 109.1 in February from a downwardly revised 105.4 in January and is now 0.7 percent above... Read More

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The Effect of Student Debt on Access to Homeownership

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

Using recent research, Federal Reserve Board economists Alvaro A. Mezza, Daniel R. Ringo, Shane M. Sherlund, and Kamila Sommer have estimated the effect of student loan debt on subsequent homeownership. The authors used a uniquely constructed administrative data set for a nationally representative group aged 23 to 31 in 2004 and followed them over time, from 1997 to 2010. These slides are from the presentation and discussion by Daniel Ringo and Alvaro Mezza about this important research.x

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REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation: The Effect of Student Loans on Access to Homeownership

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

Using recent research, Federal Reserve Board economists Alvaro A. Mezza, Daniel R. Ringo, Shane M. Sherlund, and Kamila Sommer have estimated the effect of student loan debt on subsequent homeownership. The authors used a uniquely constructed administrative data set for a nationally representative group aged 23 to 31 in 2004 and followed them over time, from 1997 to 2010. These slides are from the presentation and discussion by Daniel Ringo and Alvaro Mezza about this important research.

This presentation is part of the... Read More

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Existing-Home Sales Fizzle in February

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

National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the decline in sales of existing homes in February 2016.

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Existing-Home Sales Fizzle in February

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

WASHINGTON (March 21, 2016) — After increasing to the highest annual rate in six months, existing-home sales tumbled in February amidst unshakably low supply levels and steadfast price growth in several sections of the country, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by the Northeast and Midwest, all four major regions experienced sales declines in February.

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

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