Statistics Archive

What We’re Reading: June 9 – June 15

State of the Nation’s Housing, Mac News, & Crime Doesn’t Pay Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released it’s annual report on the State of the Nation’s Housing. Things are generally on the upswing, though foreclosure and falling house...
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June 15, 2012

What We’re Reading: April 7 – April 13

Homesteading on Mars, IL agents scramble for class hours, and former careers of REALTORS Interested in colonizing the moon or other planets? One big hurdle to overcome (and there are lots of course): no private property. Several international treaties...
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April 13, 2012

What We’re Reading: Feb. 4 – Feb. 10

Housing inventory, Facebook’s IPO, and Pinterest for business Mixed messages: According to various measures (including ours), existing housing inventory continues to decline. December 2012 figures are close to where they were in 2005 before the slump took hold. While...
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February 10, 2012

What We’re Reading: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3

Declining segregation, green remodeling, where to post what, and the rise of the singletons Using US Census data, researchers at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research have published a report on the continued decline in segregation in American cities....
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February 3, 2012

What We’re Reading: Nov. 5 – Nov. 11

The turkey may cost more, but Black Friday sales start at midnight (or earlier) According to the Pew Research Center, older Americans are 47 times wealthier than young. Read the report for stunning figures, graphs, and statistics. With student...
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November 11, 2011

What We’re Reading: Oct. 22 – Oct. 28

The President’s latest housing program, creative open houses, and murphy beds ?! Researchers have found that relocating people out of poor neighborhoods can be as effective as drugs in reducing their chances of becoming overweight and developing diabetes. The...
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October 28, 2011

What We’re Reading: June 18 – June 24

Housing & the recovery, tweeting, and real estate advice from Vanilla Ice The collapse in housing construction was caused by overactive building, right? Only partly. While single-family construction soared during the boom, multi-family construction remained relatively stable before falling...
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June 24, 2011

What We’re Reading: Dec. 4 – Dec. 10

Money Magazine asks: Should you give your kid a down payment? My parents helped me get over that initial hurdle (thanks Mom & Dad!), but you need to look at your financial situation and see what the best method...
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December 10, 2010

Harnessing Emerging Technologies & Video Marketing Techniques

Nearly 300 REALTORS® gathered at New Orleans’ Morial Convention Center this morning for an informative overview of new technologies and how to effectively use them in the real estate business.  The three presenters included Mike Barnett of Panorama Properties, Inc.;...
November 5, 2010

What we’re reading – Aug. 9 – 13, 2010

Some of the items that caught the attention of NAR Information Central’s staff this week: The iPad may not be the magical device that Apple claims it is, but sales aren’t slowing down. However with the new high-resolution screen...
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August 13, 2010