Lifestyle Factors for Investment & Vacation Buyers

Lifestyle factors continue to be the primary motivation for vacation-home buyers, with the desire for rental income driving investment purchases. Vacation homes were more likely to be located in a rural area, while investment homes were more likely to...

Daily Economic Update: Mortgage Rates and Inflation

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights mortgage rates and inflation....

Number Of Agents Contacted Before Selecting One To Assist with Sale Of Home

• 64 percent of buyers and 66 percent of sellers only contacted one agent before deciding on a real estate agent to use....

Economic Indicators: Weekly Update for April 8

Every week the Research staff analyzes key data releases and explain what they mean for you and your business. In this update, we give the highlights of the most important data releases for the week of April 4-April 8,...

Foot Traffic: Laredo, TX

Foot traffic can give a strong indication of future home sales.  SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with monthly data on the number of showings.  The 12-month gap in foot traffic expanded in March relative to February in the area...