The 20 Hottest Housing Markets Right Now; How Many Contracts Close?

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AUGUST 6, 2015



AUGUST 6, 2015


FEATURED STORY


The 20 Hottest Housing
Markets Right Now

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You might be surprised at the 20 markets that received 1.5 to 3 times the number of views per listing compared with the rest of the nation in July, according to the latest realtor.com® data. Inventory in those markets is moving 24 to 41 days quicker than the national average. Read on to see if your market made the list.



How Many Contracts Close?

Nearly all pending sales close, but not all close as planned. Read more, plus why buyers walk.


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INDUSTRY NEWS FROM REALTOR® MAGAZINE

Don’t Be Alarmed: Home Ownership Dips Again
Bright Housing Future? 8 Cities for Job Growth
Retirees Choosing to ‘Upsize’ Homes
More Young Adults Living at Home
Why Hispanic Home Ownership is Falling





RESEARCH & STATISTICS

How Many Pending Contracts Close?
Almost all — more than 90%, in fact — of pending sales close, according to REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey data. But they don’t all close when initially scheduled. Find out more, along with the reasons a small percentage of buyers walk away.

Millennials Literally Walk the Talk
Millennials prefer walking to driving more than any other generation, according to NAR’s just-released community preferences survey. See more in this infographic.

1031 Repeal Would Harm Property Values
Repeal of like-kind exchanges or tax-deferral provisions would have a significant ripple effect through real estate markets. Read more.

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LEGAL

The Latest on Real Estate Cyberscams
Hear the latest on common online fraud schemes, and get tips to protect yourself and your clients from them in a new Window to the Law video.

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LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY

House Committee OKs Bill to Delay TRID
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee has passed a bill that would delay the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s enforcement of the new TRID rule. Find out next steps.

NAR Supports Increased HOME Funding
NAR joined more than 1,500 national, state, and local organizations and municipalities urging a reversal of cuts in funding for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program. Read why funding should be increased.

Wells Fargo and Others Drop MSAs
Wells Fargo and Prospect Mortgage are the latest in a growing number of lending institutions that have discontinued participation in marketing services agreements with real estate agents and brokers. Read why.

Highway Bill Passes U.S. Senate
The U.S. Senate has passed a short-term highway and transit bill, which extends authority through Oct. 29, but replenishes the Highway Trust Fund into December 2015. Read more.

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Find out how the latest technologies can benefit your business and clients.



Nov. 5, 2015: REALTORS® Land Institute’s Let’s Make Deals



Call in with your buyers — at no cost— to hear about hot properties for sale across the country.



Nov. 13-16, 2015: REALTORS® Conference & Expo



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