Archive for National Association of Realtors

Are Student Loans Causing a Shift in the Housing Market?

As we have talked about first-time home buyers not qualifying for loans, many experts point to the fact that those who would be in the first-time buyer market haven’t had time to build up strong credit and/or savings for a down payment because of unemployment. However, a new study armed with a Pew survey cites [Read More]

May 22, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy

National Association of Realtors’ Chief Economist Releases 2014 Expectations

In a new statement by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), the severe weather was blamed for the slump at the start of the year nationally, but an uptrend is expected with healthy underlying demand over the balance of the year and through 2015. Words of wisdom from NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun explained that [Read More]

May 17, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy

Attracting Younger Talent into Real Estate

Real estate agents are getting old. Well, older, anyway, and that’s a source of some concern to many in the brokerage world, who have raised the question repeatedly at industry events in the past few years: As the baby boom generation begins to retire in massive numbers, who’s going to be out there selling houses?

January 06, 2014 | Author: Chicago Tribune | Comments: Comments Off | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News

Nominate a Good Neighbor REALTOR

Know a Chicago REALTOR® that is doing as much good in the community as they are doing for the Chicago new homes market? REALTOR® Magazine is now accepting nominations for its Good Neighbor Awards. The National Association of REALTORS®’ annual Good Neighbor Awards program, which is in its 14th year, recognizes REALTORS® who’ve made an [Read More]

May 17, 2013 | Author: Amanda Winters | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Community Service, Contests, Featured

Amenities vs. Necessities: Best of Both Worlds

When purchasing your Chicago home, it’s likely you had a list of wants, ranging from something you absolutely must have to things you could regretfully talk yourself into living without. These are the things that make homes worth more in resale, the amenities. The National Association of REALTORS put together a profile of buyers and [Read More]

April 26, 2013 | Author: Claire Mabry | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Featured, Home and Garden AOI, Interior Design, Remodeling

2012 A Great Year for Housing Affordability

We recently reported that national home sales reached their highest level since 2007. Now, in more good news, it turns out that 2012 was a solid year for housing affordability, too. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the overall yearly Housing Affordability Index was a strong 194, an increase from the 2011 index [Read More]

February 23, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy, Single Family Homes
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