Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, September 21, 2021

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, September 21, 2021

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, September 21, 2021 Total housing starts and housing permits made decent gains in August compared to the month prior, but the focus was on multifamily units. By: Lawrence Yun Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/instant-reaction-housing-starts-september-21-2021

Metro Area Wealth Gains as of 2021 Q2: Typical Gain of $349,000 Over 30 Years

Metro Area Wealth Gains as of 2021 Q2: Typical Gain of $349,000 Over 30 Years

Metro Area Wealth Gains as of 2021 Q2 Homeownership is a key pathway to building wealth and narrowing the racial income and wealth inequality gap. By: Scholastica (Gay) Cororaton Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/metro-area-wealth-gains-as-of-2021-q2-typical-gain-of-349000-over-30-years

Forging Ahead

Forging Ahead

Three Commercial Committee members share what’s happening in their market and how they’re moving business forward. Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/commercial-connections/forging-ahead

NAR Announces New REALTOR Benefits® Program Partnership

NAR Announces New REALTOR Benefits® Program Partnership

NAR Announces New REALTOR Benefits® Program Partnership A new resource will help small residential brokerages provide the same agent service and support typically offered by larger entities. Media Contact: Spencer High 202-383-1051 Being a Broker, Managing Your Office Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/nar-announces-new-realtor-benefits-program-partnership

Cross-Border Caution

Cross-Border Caution

New research from the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate may show that global buyers with long-term goals still have an appetite for U.S. real estate. Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/commercial-connections/cross-border-caution

NAR Applauds Administration Suspending Portions of the 2021 Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements

NAR Applauds Administration Suspending Portions of the 2021 Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements

NAR Applauds Admin Suspending Portions of 2021 PSPAs The suspended portions would limit GSEs’ ability to appropriately serve the overall U.S. housing market as intended in crisis. Media Contact: Tori Syrek Mortgage Financing, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac (GSEs) Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/nar-applauds-administration-suspending-portions-of-the-2021-preferred-stock-purchase-agreements

Watershed Moment

Watershed Moment

The Clean Water Act could have a profound effect on private property rights and on commercial real estate practitioners—particularly on the development side. Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/commercial-connections/watershed-moment

NAR Report Finds Four Out of Five Real Estate Firms Operated From a Single Office in 2020

NAR Report Finds Four Out of Five Real Estate Firms Operated From a Single Office in 2020

4 Out of 5 Real Estate Firms Were Single-Office in 2020 NAR surveyed REALTOR® executives and senior managers on firm demographics, composition, staff benefits, business activity, and market forecasts. Media Contact: Troy Green 202-383-1042 Being a Broker, Establishing Your Business, Managing Your Office, Recruiting & Retaining Salespeople Original source: https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/nar-report-finds-four-out-of-five-real-estate-firms-operated-from-a-single-office-in-2020