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Pending Home Sales Skid in May

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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May 2016 Economic and Commercial Real Estate Outlook

These slides were presented by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Expo in Washington, DC, on May 12, 2016.

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

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

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July 2016 Existing-Home Sales

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

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NAR Generational Survey: Millennials Increasingly Buying in Suburban Areas

WASHINGTON (March 9, 2016) – A growing share of homebuyers are millennials, and more of them are purchasing single-family homes outside of urban areas, according to the 2016 National Association of Realtors® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, which evaluates the generational differences1 of recent home buyers and sellers. The survey additionally found that although student loan debt is more prevalent among millennial buyers, they aren’t the generation with the largest... Read More

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