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1009, 2020

Remote work could open homeownership to nearly 2M renter households

By |September 10th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Remote work could open homeownership to nearly 2M renter households

The rise of remote work has the potential to unlock the American Dream of homeownership for nearly 2 million renter households. A new Zillow analysis finds that's how many renter households could likely telecommute and afford monthly payments on the typical U.S. starter home, but couldn't afford a starter home in [...]

1308, 2020

Survey: millennials likely to depart big cities over next year

By |August 13th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Survey: millennials likely to depart big cities over next year

Goodbye city life, hello to smaller towns? The company Quicken recently shared results from a recent survey of more than 1,000 millennials renting apartments in urban areas and where they plan to move. While 93% of millennials have stayed in their city of residence since the start of the pandemic, more [...]

608, 2020

Realtor benefits program partnership with ReferralExchange

By |August 6th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Realtor benefits program partnership with ReferralExchange

Good news for those folks in the real estate industry or thinking of entering the popular career choice. The National Association of Realtors is now in a new partnership with lead verification and qualification firm ReferralExchange. NAR secured exclusive savings for its 1.4 million members with the San Francisco-based company, [...]

1607, 2020

Home sales exceed pre-pandemic levels for first time

By |July 16th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Home sales exceed pre-pandemic levels for first time

Has the real estate market turned around during this unprecedented time? Apparently, yes. Home sales surpassed pre-pandemic levels for the first time the week ending July 5, up 2% on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to January and February levels, according to a new report from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage. The [...]

907, 2020

NAR’s Volunteering Works program 2020 mentoring and grant recipients

By |July 9th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on NAR’s Volunteering Works program 2020 mentoring and grant recipients

The National Association of Realtors and the Good Neighbor Society honored the recipients of the 12th annual Volunteering Works grants and the mentoring program recently. The program matches Realtors who work on newer, small-scale charitable initiatives with mentors and provides funding support to individual volunteer efforts. The five Volunteering Works [...]

1806, 2020

NAR, U.S. Chamber of Commerce partner to advance economic inclusion

By |June 18th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on NAR, U.S. Chamber of Commerce partner to advance economic inclusion

The National Association of Realtors has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Equality of Opportunity initiative, as part of a broad national effort to examine economic inequality in America. The program has earned the support of more than 400 organizations from across the country, with business and policy leaders assembling [...]

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