Category: NRA Magazine

Another publication published by the National Association of REALTORS.

Housing Market Boom May Tempt Sellers to Overprice

Home prices have been rising by double-digit percentages annually, and buyers are feeling it. Original Source

Exurbs Across US See Increased Growth

More Americans are moving farther out from the city. Where exactly are they going? Original Source

Single-Family Rents Rebound, Now Exceed Pre-Pandemic Levels

After a slowdown in rental growth during the spring and summer of 2020, rents are back on the rise for…® Adds More 3D Home Tour Options as Demand Surges

Listings with virtual tours receive more views, a survey finds.® adds two more home tour company options for real…

NAR Helps Mark Annual MLK Day

NAR President Charlie Oppler joins dignitaries to reflect on King’s legacy and to reaffirm the association’s commitment to fair housing….

Biden Plan Calls for $25B in Rental Assistance, Extending Eviction Ban

The president-elect’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan includes several housing-related proposals to address the pandemic’s devastating economic impact. Original Source

Mortgage Rates Rise After Record All-Time Lows Last Week

“Borrowers are smart to take advantage of these low rates now and will certainly benefit as a result,” Freddie Mac’s…

Ski Town Home Buying Is Gaining Against Beachside Getaways

Second-home snowbird buyers have tended to favor warmer, sunnier climates. But interest in ski towns is surging, a new report…

FHFA Extends Relaxed Pandemic Lending Standards

The Federal Housing Finance Agency will continue allowing alternative appraisals and employment verifications until Feb. 28 to ease settlement delays….

NAR’s Utility Model for Fannie, Freddie Garners Support

New research shows a mortgage market utility structure for GSEs could protect taxpayers, maintain market stability, and promote affordable housing….