Posts Tagged National Association of Realtors


Massachusetts Association of Realtors announces new president …

MEDWAY — Paul Yorkis, president of Patriot Real Estate Inc., was installed Dec. 5, 2016, as president of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors for 2017. The event took place at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston, and included the installation of the MAR board of directors and executive committee. Yorkis’ term officially began […]

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Deana Stolpe Earns NAR Designation

VALPARAISO – Deana Stolpe with Stolpe Real Estate has earned the nationally recognized Seniors Real Estate Specialist® designation from the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the National Association of Realtors®. Deana joins more than 15,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the SRES® designation.  All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive […]

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Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® and VNARP …

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Looking to tap into the growing international real estate market, members of the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® (SCCAOR) will join the Vietnamese National Association of Real Estate Professionals (VNARP) on a ten-day trade mission to Vietnam starting on March 1st. Delegates representing both groups are aiming […]

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Commercial real estate to grow steadily in 2017

Most Read The Many Ways to Be Relieved of Your Timeshare Obligations While it is true that a timeshare contract is a binding legal document, it is often mistakenly thought that such a contract cannot only be cancelled. In fact, most timeshare companies maintain that their contracts are non – cancellable. This misconception is perpetuated […]

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Fewer contracts signed for homes in January

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase homes last month as rising prices, higher mortgage rates and a dwindling supply of available homes appeared to frustrate many potential buyers, especially in the West. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 2.8 percent to 106.4, the […]

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Pending Home Sales Weaken in January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Insufficient supply levels led to a lull in contract activity in the Midwest and West, which dragged down pending home sales in January to their lowest level in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, decreased […]

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Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of Feb. 26 | Regional …

The myth of mortgage down payment Did you know that the median down payment for first-time buyers has been 6 percent for three straight years? If you answered no to this question, you are not alone. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Aspiring Home Buyer Profile, 87 percent of non-homeowners indicated that a mortgage […]

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SVAR delegation joins real estate professionals from across Virginia …

Local contingency was among 600-plus Virginia Realtors® members who came together Feb. 8 at Capitol Square Contributed Report RICHMOND — More than two dozen Southside Virginia Association of Realtors® (SVAR) members joined forces recently with real estate professionals from across the commonwealth for the 2017 Realtor® Day on the Hill. The local contingency was among 600-plus Virginia […]

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Local real estate market sees positive upward trend

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. Buyer demand is continuing on an upward trend for 2017 in the local real estate market, according to a report by the The Greater Capital Association of Realtors. Last month, pending residential sales for single-family homes rose seven percent to 816, from 762 in January 2016. Sales totals experienced a slow start […]

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Pending home sales rise more than expected

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