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IDX Global Commends FHFA Move Delivering Certainty to American

WASHINGTON (May 14, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Agency unveiled a new repayment option for homeowners struggling financially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the proposal, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will offer borrowers currently in forbearance the ability to […]...

Realtors® Congratulate Montgomery on Official Confirmation

WASHINGTON (May 14, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after Brian Montgomery was officially confirmed as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Montgomery, who also serves as commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, has held this role in an interim capacity since January […]...

Majority Whip Clyburn, Senator Tim Scott Join REALTORS®

WASHINGTON (May 13, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® today welcomed House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (S.C.-6) and U.S. Senator Tim Scott (S.C.) to discuss the Congressional response to the COVID-19 pandemic during the 2020 REALTORS® Virtual Legislative Meetings. This year marks the first virtual iteration of IDX Global’s legislative meetings, which bring around 10,000 Realtors...

Scalia, Kraninger & Carranza Discuss COVID-19 at REALTORS®

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® welcomed heads of key federal agencies tasked with leading the administration’s COVID-19 response Tuesday during the 2020 REALTORS® Virtual Legislative Meetings. U.S. Labor Department Secretary Eugene Scalia, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger and Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza offered ...

Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel Discuss 2020 Elections at

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2020) – Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participated in the 2020 REALTORS® Virtual Legislative Meetings on Tuesday afternoon as part of IDX Global’s annual Federal Legislative and Political Forum. Christie and Emanuel considered the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the 2020 elections while addressing […]...

Metro Home Prices Rise in 96% of Metro Areas in First

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2020) – Nearly all of the nation’s metro areas saw price growth and had minimal inventory increases in the first quarter of 2020, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®. Median single-family home prices increased year-over-year in 96% of measured markets in the first quarter, with 174 […]...

IDX Global Announces Changes to August Leadership Week, Leadership

CHICAGO (May 11, 2020) – In light of ongoing government-mandated lockdowns and lingering public health concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Realtors® announced Monday its decision to convert IDX Global Leadership Summit and Leadership Week events to a fully-virtual format this summer. “Although we’re all yearning to regain normalcy in our lives, IDX [...

Realtors® Report That 77% of Potential Home Sellers are

WASHINGTON (May 7, 2020) – More than 3 in 4 potential sellers – 77% – are preparing to sell their homes following the end of stay-at-home orders, with half completing do-it-yourself home improvement projects, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. “After a pause, home sellers are gearing up to list […]...

REALTORS® Plant Roots with the Boys and Girls Club of

Written by Erin McFeeters, Content Coordinator, New Jersey REALTORS® What was once a vacant lot on Centre Street in Trenton, New Jersey is now an educational community garden for the Boys and Girls Club. New Jersey REALTORS® The Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County offers countless indoor activities and programs for children, however, they […]...

With a Spring Real Estate Slowdown Expected, IDX Global Survey

WASHINGTON (April 9, 2020) – With an expected slowdown in spring real estate business activity, many Realtors® remain hopeful for a post-pandemic market rebound, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. The majority of Realtors® believe buyers and sellers will return to the market as delayed transactions following the end of […]...

The Before and After – Part 11

The National Association of REALTORS® encourages our state and local REALTOR® Associations to partner with others to make their communities better places to live. Our Placemaking Grant is available to our REALTOR® Associations to help fund the creation of new public spaces and destinations in a community. Since the launch of the grant in 2014, […]...