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Selling Your Home Solo to Save Money? You’ll Actually Make Less Than You Think

Some homeowners opt to sell their residence without a real estate agent to get around paying a commission and make more of the profit. Forty-eight percent of people who sell without a real estate agent think that if they...
November 9, 2015

Real Estate Agents: Still Primary Source for Homes

We have been mistakenly focused on the wrong thing about the home search process. It is true, we are in a digital age and when Millennials as first-time buyers begin their home search for the first time, without knowing...
November 6, 2015

The Rush: How Baby Boomers Approach Home Buying

We often receive questions to NAR’s Research Department regarding housing for the Baby Boomer generation. People want to know, why isn’t there specific housing built for them? How can REALTORS® cater to the needs of this group? The answers...
September 14, 2015

Real Estate: The New Face for Women’s Economic Empowerment

The typical REALTOR is a 57 year old female who is educated and a homeowner, survey says Move over Sheryl Sandberg, the Lean In circles may be great for corporate America but female entrepreneurs are making their own way....
August 7, 2015

Online Communities Taking Over the Neighborhood

This blog post was written by Amanda Riggs, Research Survey Analyst. Getting involved in your community once only meant volunteering for a civil group, joining a sports club, or running for local governance. People stayed connected through face to...