Recently commercial membership has seen demographic changes. New members joining commercial real estate contrast some characteristics of typical commercial membership. While commercial real estate is male dominated, we see this trend shifting when looking at…

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, NAR asks REALTORS® “For the last house that you closed in the past month, how long was it on the market from listing time to the time the…

On October 3rd, the new TILA RESPA Integrated Documentation (TRID) will be implemented.  Under TRID, the current closing documentation will be streamlined and reduced. In addition, features are added to the closing documents that are…

View the July 2015 EHS Vs Ten Year Average slides. Every month NAR produces existing-home sales, median sales prices, and inventory figures. The reporting of this data is always based on homes sold the previous month…

This blog post was written by La Shawn Skeete. La Shawn is a Summer Research Intern, and is currently studying at The University of Maryland, College Park pursuing a degree in Economics. Seasonally adjusted mortgage…

Consumers are confident, even as the stock market gyrates and shakes. Rising employment and a solid boost to housing equity for a majority of households are evidently more than sufficient to overcome the fall in…

Find out how much the real estate industry is affecting the gross state product for your area. The impact can be direct or indirect, but housing is a significant driver of economic activity. In 2013,…

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that July’s existing-home sales increased year-over-year for the 10th consecutive month, as sales reach the 5.59 million seasonal annual adjusted rate. July’s sales are the highest…