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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 [...]

406, 2020

Pending home sales slump 21.8% in April during COVID-19

By |June 4th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Pending home sales slump 21.8% in April during COVID-19

Brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, pending home sales decreased in April, making two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors. Every major region experienced a drop in month-over-month contract activity and a decline in year-over-year pending home sales transactions. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI),* [...]

1604, 2020

New service protects Veteran homebuyers with ‘SafeClose’

By |April 16th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on New service protects Veteran homebuyers with ‘SafeClose’

In an ongoing effort to protect its customers during the coronavirus pandemic, NewDay USA, a VA mortgage lender, said veterans and service members can now sign mortgage closing documents without having a notary signing agent enter their home. The company's new SafeClose service, which abides by the Center for Disease Control and [...]

204, 2020

‘Right Tools, Right Now’ helps Realtors deal with COVID-19 impacts

By |April 2nd, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ helps Realtors deal with COVID-19 impacts

The National Association of Realtors has implemented the return of its ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ program, which will make numerous business-critical resources immediately available to all of the association’s 1.4 million members at reduced or no cost. Originating in response to the financial crisis, nearly 1 million Realtors accessed $54 million [...]

1203, 2020

NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

By |March 12th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

The coronavirus continues to cause cancellations around the world and close to home. The National Association of Realtors said it will not hold two conferences scheduled to take place in California later in March. NAR’s Joint AE Institute (March 13-16 in San Diego) and REALTOR® Broker Summit (March 31-April 1 in Los Angeles) [...]