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IDX Global’s Consumer Ad Campaign Recognized for “Effective,

CHICAGO (April 9, 2020) – After registering 2.3 billion impressions in 2019, the National Association of Realtors®’ Consumer Advertising Campaign was announced Thursday as a winner of the American Society of Association Executives’ 2020 Gold Circle Award for Rebranding. The award is bestowed annually to marketing initiatives that employ “innovative strategies to reach target audiences.”...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: September 2018 Highlights

The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey[1] gathers monthly information from REALTORS® about local real estate market conditions, characteristics of buyers and sellers, and issues affecting homeownership and real estate transactions.[2] This report presents key results about market transactions from September 2018. View and download the full report here. Market Conditions and Expectations The...

Realtors® Applaud IRS Move to Provide Tax Relief to American

WASHINGTON (April 10, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement Friday after the IRS extended various federal tax deadlines, offering critical relief to IDX Global’s members and their clients. “During recent weeks, IDX Global strongly advocated for tax payment deadline extensions – including for 1031-like-kind exchanges and Opportunity ...

Power of the Crowd

Written by Bridget Anderson, Patronicity Public spaces are important for the development and vibrancy of local cities and towns, and a placemaking approach empowers locals to play a role in the projects. As citizens are patrons of our public spaces, many feel empowered to also be critical investors in their creation. When it comes to […]...

Realtors® Weigh in on Booming Markets, Generational Trends

BOSTON (November 3, 2018) – Realtors® gathered at the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Boston to discuss booming markets across the country for business, investment, millennial and retirement buyers. Erlenbush, Broker Owner at ERA Landmark Real Estate in Bozeman, Montana, and Amy Chorew, Vice President of Learning at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate […]...

A Quarter of Realtors® This Week Report Homes Coming Under

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2020) – A quarter of Realtors® with clients putting contracts on homes this week had at least one do so without physically seeing the property, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®. For those clients, the median amount of homes toured – either virtually or in person – […]...

A Collaborate Effort for a New Community Gathering Spot &

Written by Missy Vanderpool, Association Executive, Henderson Audubon Board of Realtors® In early 2016, the Henderson Audubon Board of REALTORS® attended a workshop about placemaking grants. We were hooked and decided to get engaged in a placemaking project in our community. Taking what we learned at the workshop, we reached out to our local Main […]...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: February 2019 Highlights

The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI)[1] survey gathers monthly information from REALTORS® about local real estate market conditions, characteristics of buyers and sellers, and issues affecting homeownership and real estate transactions.[2] This report presents key results about market transactions from February 2019. View and download the full report here. Market Conditions and Expectations The ...

Home Sales Increase Year-Over-Year Despite Expected Monthly

“Unfortunately, we knew home sales would wane in March due to the coronavirus outbreak,” said Lawrence Yun, IDX Global’s chief economist. “More temporary interruptions to home sales should be expected in the next couple of months, though home prices will still likely rise.” While sales have declined, home prices are still solidly strong. The median […]...

COVID-19: We Can’t Take Public Space for Granted

Phil Myrick, CEO, Project for Public Spaces. Reprinted from the e-newsletter of Project for Public Spaces. You can subscribe here. It’s so easy to take public space for granted. It’s all around us, and we use it every day to commute, to do our errands, to meet friends, family, neighbors and strangers. But like so […]...

Rising Financial Wealth Boosts Demand for Vacation Homes

WASHINGTON (October 10, 2019) – Increased financial wealth and low mortgage rates boosted the demand for and price of vacation homes, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2019 U.S. Vacation Home Counties Report, https://www.nar.realtor/research-and-statistics/research-reports/us-vacation-home-counties. Between 2013 to 2018, the median sales price in vacation home counties increase...