Promoting Home Ownership Archive

Fortune Mag Declares Home Ownership on the Rise

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine I was just reviewing proofs of our April/May issue — in which forecasters have predicted a steady rise in home appreciation through 2015 — when our publisher e-mailed me a link...
March 28, 2011

Fight for Home Ownership

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine A few of us from NAR have been travelling the country to follow the Home Ownership Matters Bus Tour as it visited in Chicago, Denver, and Portland and made stops along the...
March 28, 2011

Phipps: ‘We Need to Empower the Consumer Voice’

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine As the debate in Washington continues over tax reform, a noticeably concerned group of real estate professionals and association members attended the REALTORS® Town Hall at the Doubletree Hotel in Portland, Ore.,...
March 28, 2011

Phipps: ‘Public Policy Will Be the Way to Boost Home Owner Confidence’

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine REALTORS® need to be proactive about lobbying on the local and state level, 2011 NAR President Ron Phipps told a packed audience in Denver today. Phipps spoke a town-hall meeting in the...
March 18, 2011

‘Spread the Word’: Home Ownership Matters

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The day before the National Association of REALTORS® starts its Home Ownership Matters Bus Tour at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, REALTORS® from the Chicago area gathered at NAR headquarters Friday for...
March 4, 2011

Housing’s Role in the Road to Recovery

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The National Association of REALTORS® took out a full-page ad in this past Sunday’s edition of the Washington Post to get across a simple but important message: Housing creates jobs, which America...
February 14, 2011

Give Heroes a Real ‘Welcome Home’ This Veterans Day

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine On this Veterans Day, take the time to learn what you can do as a real estate professional to make a difference in the lives of returning Iraq and Afghanistan soldiers. One...
November 11, 2010

Home Ownership Mattered at the CMA Awards

By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine It was a fabulous night for country music sensation Miranda Lambert who took home four wins Wednesday at the Country Music Association Awards. The importance of  “home” was similarly feted last night as Lambert’s  moving performance in “The...
November 11, 2010

10 Reasons to Buy a Home

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine A piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday took issue with a recent Time cover story calling into question some of our most cherished beliefs about homeownership. Much of what the Journal...
September 16, 2010

Karl Case: ‘American Dream Alive and Well’

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Karl Case of Wellesley hit the nail on the head yesterday in his balanced look at today’s housing market when he says the American Dream is alive and well because homewnership is...
September 3, 2010