Investment and Vacation Archive

Highlights: 2014 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey

On Wednesday, NAR released its annual Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2013. The press release can be found here, with highlights and select charts from the report below: Vacation home sales rose...

RECAP: NAR Research’s Summer Webinar Series

This summer, NAR Research premiered a series of free webinars that took an in-depth look at several of our most popular surveys and profiles. Manager of Member and Consumer Survey Research Jessica Lautz led the webinars and discussed the...

Happy Memorial Day Weekend: Info from 2013 Member and Investment/Vacation Reports

Welcome to the unofficial start of summer! Our REALTOR® members work long hours and are in need of a break! Sixty percent of members work 40 or more hours a week and 17 percent work 60 or more hours...

Vacation Home Buyers in 2012

As we look forward to Memorial Day Weekend and the official start to summer here are a few vacation home owner statistics from a recent report. The median vacation home purchase price was higher in 2012 than in 2011–$150,000....

Investment Buyers in 2012

The sales price for investment properties rose for the second consecutive year. The share of investment buyers who paid all cash for their home purchase remained steady from 2011 at 49 percent. Investors in 2012 remained active in buying...