REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: November 2017 Highlights

The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey[1] gathers monthly information from REALTORS® about local real estate market conditions, characteristics of buyers and sellers, and issues affecting homeownership and real estate transactions.[2] This report presents key results about market transactions from...

Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Agent to Buy and Sell a Home

An overwhelming majority of recent home buyers this year worked with a real estate agent to purchase a home at 87 percent, according to the 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. The top benefits that buyers listed of...
December 19, 2017

Third Quarter Winners

Stronger demand amidst lagging inventory levels caused home prices to continue accelerating in most  metropolitan areas. Among 177 metropolitan areas, 92% of them experienced an increase of home prices in the third quarter of 2017. We compared the local...

Profile: NAR Hispanic and Latino Real Estate Members

The new Choosing a Career in Real Estate: A Perspective on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity report compares the income, business activity, and demographic characteristics of each race and ethnicity. While White and Caucasian members make up the majority of...
December 13, 2017

Raw Count of Home Sales (October 2017)

Existing home sales rose 2.0 percent in October from one month prior while new home sales increased 6.2 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts...