NAR Research Archive

NAR Leadership Ready to ‘Get in Trouble’

A standing-room-only crowd was on hand as members of the National Association of REALTORS®’ Strategic Planning Committee revealed a report Tuesday afternoon that summarized the results of a year’s worth of REThink sessions. Released at the Midyear Legislative Meetings...
May 14, 2013

Why QRM Is Such a Worrisome Proposal

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In a small but important development, banking regulators agree to push back the deadline for public comment on their controversial 20-percent minimum down payment proposal. NAR has been talking a lot about...
June 7, 2011

NAR Research Releases Existing-home Sales FAQ

NAR Research has issued the following Q&A in response to some claims about the computation of NAR’s existing-home sales data. NAR Existing-home Sales FAQ Home sales measurements have shown to differ at times as reported by NAR and some...
February 16, 2011

The Vanishing FSBO

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Sales might be down for many of you but so is the competition from FSBOs.  An analysis of buyer and seller data that NAR collects annually shows a fairly dramatic drop in...
January 6, 2011