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What Realtors® are saying about the Housing Market in March 2017…

This blog post was written by Karen Belita, Data Scientist. In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members if they have additional comments or information regarding demand-supply conditions, changing buyer profile and preferences,...
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May 3, 2017

New Conforming Limit Improves Financing from Coast-to-Coast

For the first time since 2006, the conforming loan limit will rise in 2017. This change is important in today’s housing market as it allows the financing market to expand to meet the growing needs of strong consumer demand...

REALTORS’® Are Generally Upbeat About State Outlook in Next Six Months

REALTORS® remained generally confident about the outlook for all property types in the next six months, according to the April 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey [1]. The April 2015 report is based on the responses of 2,012 REALTORS® about...

Small Commercial Real Estate Market

Based on information in NAR’s Commercial Real Estate Market Trends report one can conclude that small commercial real estate (SCRE) markets (properties less than $2.5 million) are distinctly different from large commercial real estate markets (LCRE), where properties exchange...

Return Buyers: Many Already Here, Many More to Come

Executive Summary Default rates jumped in 2006 and between then and 2014 nearly 9.3 million borrowers were foreclosed on, received a deed in lieu of foreclosure, or short sold their home.  To date, nearly a million of these former...