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INFOGRAPHIC: 4th Quarter 2013 Metro Area Home Prices and Affordability

Last week, NAR released its latest quarterly metropolitan price and affordability figures. The lion’s share of metropolitan areas continued to experience strong year-over-year price growth in the fourth quarter. A companion metro area annual affordability report shows less favorable...

Business Activity of REALTORS®

Earlier today we took a look at labor productivity.  REALTORS® on average are very productive, and labor productivity across the board has long term ramifications on homebuyers’ purchasing power. In 2012, the typical agent had 12 residential transaction sides—an increase...

#HBSGenerations Twitter Chat Recap

Last week NAR Research held a Twitter chat on home buyer and seller generational trends.  The information for this chat was taken from our recent 2013 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report, and echoes many of the observations...

Summer Webinar Series from NAR Research

This summer, NAR Research will be premiering a series of free webinars that take an in-depth look at several of our most popular surveys and profiles.  Manager of Member and Consumer Survey Research Jessica Lautz will be leading the...

#HomeFeatures13 Twitter Chat Recap

Yesterday, NAR Research held a Twitter chat on home feature preferences for recent buyers.  The information for this chat was taken from our recent 2013 Home Features Survey and echoes many of the experiences real estate professionals are having...