Updates

3
Aug

Pending Home Sales Ease

(Aug. 3) Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said lower home sales are expected in the short term.

30
Jul

Tom Glatt to Leave REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, Jane Pannier Announced as New Acting President and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Glatt, President and CEO of REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, has announced that he will be stepping down effective August 1st. Tom was named President and CEO of REALTORS® FCU on December 2008.

29
Jul

NAR Says Congress Needs to Act Soon to Ease Credit in Challenged Commercial Real Estate Markets

Testifying before a House panel today, Jim Helsel, treasurer of the National Association of Realtors® and commercial real estate specialist, told members that a strong commercial real estate sector is vital to millions of U.S. jobs and helps keep the …

29
Jul

Rural Housing Program Restored

The program would guarantee home loans for rural buyers.

29
Jul

Thousands of Rural Home Buyers Aided by Passage of Housing Funding Measure

The restoration of the single-family rural housing program that would guarantee home loans for rural buyers was passed by the Senate today and is on its way to President Obama.

22
Jul

Existing-Home Sales Slow, Above Year Ago

Existing-home sales slowed in June, but remained at relatively elevated levels.

16
Jul

Letter to Editor: FSBO Story in Wausau Distorts NAR Study

The Wausau Daily Herald did its readers a great disservice by running the StatePoint Media article, “Get more money when selling your home,” July 10.

15
Jul

House Passes Flood Insurance Reform Bill That Extends Program to 2015

The House today approved a flood insurance reform bill that would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program to September 30, 2015, a provision strongly supported by the National Association of Realtors®.

12
Jul

NAR, NHC Help Bring Homeownership to the Heartland

The National Association of Realtors® and the National Housing Conference have partnered to host a regional workforce housing forum today in Minneapolis. Bring Workers Home will focus on workforce housing challenges in the Midwest and highlight some o…

7
Jul

International Interest in U.S. Homeownership Increases, Realtors® Report

International home buyers are increasingly attracted to property in the U.S., according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2010 Profile of International Home Buying Activity.