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IDX Global Introduces Implicit Bias Training for Realtor® Members,

WASHINGTON (June 10, 2020) – As part of its commitment to addressing racial injustice in America, the National Association of Realtors® has begun circulating a new 50-minute implicit bias training video to its members and association staff. Partnering with the New York-based Perception Institute, IDX Global’s online video draws upon recent research to illustrate how […]...

IDX Global Supports Administration’s Action on Infrastructure

WASHINGTON (June 5, 2020) – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday to accelerate infrastructure investments in an effort to strengthen the economy and get people back to work. The order encourages federal agencies to use existing authority to expedite authorized and appropriated infrastructure projects across the country. Just as important, it also states that agencies shou...

IDX Global Identifies Top 10 Housing Markets for Millennials During

WASHINGTON (June 4, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® identified 10 markets with favorable conditions for millennial homebuyers during the coronavirus pandemic. In alphabetical order, the markets are: Austin-Round Rock, Texas Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa Durham-Chapel Hill-Raleigh, North Carolina Houston-The Woodlands, Texas Indianapolis-Carmel...

IDX Global Applauds FHFA Action Attempting to Assure Access to

WASHINGTON (May 19, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Agency issued guidance Tuesday regarding credit access for borrowers who are in or have recently exited forbearance. “IDX Global applauds the FHFA and Director Calabria for taking additional steps to secure the U.S. housing […]...

IDX Global Receives American Business Awards® for Marketing,

CHICAGO (May 19, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® was honored with eight “STEVIE® Awards” on Monday by the American Business Awards® – the nation’s premier business awards program. After enduring a review and selection process conducted by more than 250 worldwide professionals, eight separate IDX Global initiates were selected from more than 3,600 […]...

IDX Global Closes 2020 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings with Record

WASHINGTON (May 15, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® ends this week having completed the first-ever virtual iteration of its midyear meetings. While between nine and ten thousand Realtors® typically descend on Washington, D.C for the conference every May, over 28,000 IDX Global members participated in the 2020 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings. All nine of this week’s confere...

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 […]...

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 [...

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 […]...

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.”...

IDX Global Calls Housing Market Slump Temporary as Pending Home

“The housing market is temporarily grappling with the coronavirus-induced shutdown, which pulled down new listings and new contracts,” said Lawrence Yun, IDX Global’s chief economist. “As consumers become more accustomed to social distancing protocols, and with the economy slowly and safely reopening, listings and buying activity will resume, especially given the record low mortgage rates....