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

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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NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers Turns 35

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NAR's Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers turns 35 this year. Let's take a look at how that compares to other data series' ages. 

Follow #NARHBSat35 on social media for more updates. 

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Quiz: Commercial Real Estate Lending Trends

The information from this quiz was taken from the NAR report Commercial Real Estate Lending Trends.

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Highlights From the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

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For most home buyers, the purchase of real estate is one of the largest financial transactions they will make. Buyers purchase a home not only for the desire to own a home of their own, but also because of changes in jobs, family situations, and the need for a smaller or larger living area. This annual survey conducted by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® of recent home buyers and sellers provides insight into detailed information about their... Read More

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January and marks the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This holiday is also recognized as a day of service, and is an opportunity to serve your community. Based on data from the 2016 Member Profile and 2016 Firm Profile we can see how REALTORS® are volunteering in their community.

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