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Thanksgiving Day: How family and friends can influence the home purchase

This Thanksgiving we look at how recent buyers are choosing their homes, and how their friends and family can influence their decision. While we don’t all get to see our families every day, for many home buyers having the...

Veterans Day: Active Military and Veteran Home Buyers

Today we honor those who have served, and those who are actively serving in the military. Looking at data from the recently released 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, we can see home buying trends among active military...

Halloween and Home Sellers

Home sellers decide to move for many reasons. Using the 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, we can discover these reasons as well as some surprising reasons for selling a home. While not the typical reason for selling,...

Labor Day: Celebrating the Achievements of REALTORS®

Labor Day is an annual tribute to the achievements and contributions of American workers. Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 and was first celebrated in 1882 by the Central Labor Union. REALTORS® are hardworking individuals with diverse...

New Faces in Commercial Real Estate

Recently commercial membership has seen demographic changes. New members joining commercial real estate contrast some characteristics of typical commercial membership. While commercial real estate is male dominated, we see this trend shifting when looking at those members with 2...