Latest National Association of Realtors News

Insider Q&A: Realtors' group Chief Economist Lawrence Yun

Jan. 17, 2022 09:14 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. housing market had another scorcher of a year in 2021, aided by low mortgage rates, a swell of demand that outstripped supply and a rebounding job market. The supply-demand equation remains sharply lopsided heading into the spring home-buying season,...

Existing home sales, median price edged up in November

Dec. 22, 2021 19:54 PM EST

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose for the third straight month in November, reflecting strong demand, low mortgage rates and intense competition for a relatively few number of properties on the market. Existing homes sales rose 1.9% last month from October to a...

General Mills earns, existing home sales, consumer spending

Dec. 20, 2021 01:11 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: MIXED RESULTS? General Mills serves up its latest quarterly snapshot Tuesday. The maker of Cheerios, Nature Valley granola bars and Yoplait yogurt is expected to report...

October existing home sales hit fastest pace since January

Nov. 22, 2021 11:28 AM EST

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked higher in October, marking their strongest annual pace since January even as competition for relatively few properties on the market pushed prices higher. Existing homes sales rose 0.8% last month from September to a...

This Week: Home sales, Best Buy earns, consumer spending

Nov. 22, 2021 01:14 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BAROMETER The National Association of Realtors reports its October tally of U.S. home sales Monday. Economists predict sales of...

Existing home sales surge as interest rates point higher

Oct. 21, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as mortgage rates tick higher, motivating buyers to get off the sidelines. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that existing homes sales rose 7%...