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Manufactured Homes: Affordable, Safe, and Decent Housing for Aspiring Homeowners

This blog highlights the findings of a May 2018 Realtor® University Center for Real Estate Studies[1] research paper that found that manufactured homes[2] have increasingly become safer, with customized designs that give them the look of site-built homes, while...

REALTOR® University Speaker Series

Don’t miss tomorrow’s REALTOR® University session on ‘Trends, Issues, and Outlook in Home Remodeling’ presented by Dr. Kermit Baker. The REALTOR® University Speaker Series sponsors presentations by noted economists, demographers, and social scientists on real estate and economic topics of...

REALTOR® University Presentation: Cities & Suburbs Now and in the Future

Dr. Anthony Downs, Brookings Institution Summary by Jed Smith Managing Director, Quantitative Research Most Americans agree that traffic congestion is a major problem in their communities, and congestion seems to be getting worse.  In a REALTOR® University presentation Dr....

REALTOR® University Speaker Series: Dr. Nayantara Hensel

Dr. Nayantara Hensel, Associate Director of Policy and Research at the Federal Housing Finance Agency[1], gave an update on the status of the housing market in a presentation at the REALTOR® University Brown Bag Lunch Series recently.   A graduate...

Demographics: Driving Housing Demand [REALTOR® University Speaker Series]

Dr. Rolf Pendall, The Urban Institute Summary by Jed Smith, Managing Director, Quantitative Research The REALTOR® University Brown Bag monthly lecture series features presentations by leading economists, analysts, and social scientists on evolving national and regional issues of interest...