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How Much Is Too Much Gray in Home Design?
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, June 3, 2019

Eye-Catching Home Accents That’ll Make All the Difference
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, May 27, 2019

Vignette Staging Doesn’t Cut It Anymore: Here’s Why
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, May 20, 2019

Neon Colors in Staging?! You’ll Be Surprised How Much You Like It
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, May 13, 2019

Get on Mom’s Good Side: Staging Fit for the Female of the House
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Hot Home Trend: Countertops Making Waves
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, May 6, 2019

Staging Tip: Remove the Window Screens Prior to a Photo Shoot
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, April 29, 2019

5 Steps to Creating the Perfect Outdoor Living Room
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, April 29, 2019

How to Prep a Yard for Spring Buying: 5 Tips
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, April 22, 2019

Staged to Sell: A Virtual Transformation
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, April 15, 2019

Instagram-Worthy Pics and Ga-Ga-Like Amenities to Attract Millennials
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, April 8, 2019

The Top Energy Efficient Home Trends That Home Buyers Want in 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, April 1, 2019

Staging Tips for the Coffee Table Top
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, March 25, 2019

How I Staged It: The Master Suite
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2019

The 3 Most Important Rooms to Stage in a House
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Jewelry in Your Kitchen Design
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, March 11, 2019

3 Reasons Why Staging a Vacant Home Is Critical
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Style, Staged, Sold
Published: Monday, March 4, 2019

New Books–June 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, May 31, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 27-May 31
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, May 31, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 20-May 23
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 13-17
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, May 17, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 6-May 10
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, May 10, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 29-May 3
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, May 3, 2019

New Books–May 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 22-26
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, April 26, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 15-19
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, April 19, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 8-12
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, April 12, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 1-5
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, April 5, 2019

New Books–April 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Monday, April 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 25-29
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, March 29, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 18-22
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, March 22, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 11-15
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, March 15, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 4-8
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, March 8, 2019

New Books–March 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, March 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: February 25-March 1
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - This Month in Real Estate History
Published: Friday, March 1, 2019

Workforce Home Affordability as of April 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, May 30, 2019

April 2019 Pending Home Sales
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Homebuyer Search Price Range is Nearly 20 Percent Below List Price
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Commercial Real Estate Prices Still Trending Up in 2019 Q1
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: April 2019 Highlights
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, May 22, 2019


National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Research Committee
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, May 17, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, May 17, 2019

Research behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Research Everywhere
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Global Alliances Advisory Board
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Commercial Real Estate Advisory Board
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Data Strategies Committee
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Leading Edge Advisory Board
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Metro Median Home Prices
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Expo: Sustainability Advisory Group
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Homebuying Continues to Pick Up in March 2019 Amid Favorable Economic Conditions
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, May 13, 2019

March 2019 Housing Affordability Index
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, May 10, 2019

Instant Reaction: NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun on April Jobs Report
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, May 3, 2019

Construction and Housing Starts Outlook for 2019—2028
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

March 2019 Pending Home Sales
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: March 2019 Highlights
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, April 26, 2019

March 2019 Existing-Home Sales
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Silent Generation: Downsizing Homes & Joining Senior-Related Housing
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Foreign Buyers Purchased $4.8 Billion in U.S. Commercial Real Estate in 2018
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Older Boomers: Most Satisfied Buyers Purchasing Forever Homes
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

February 2019 Housing Affordability Index
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, April 15, 2019

Which States Have Affordable Housing?
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, April 12, 2019

Younger Boomers: Largest Share of Single Female Buyers
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, April 12, 2019

REALTORS® Report Stronger Buyer Traffic as Affordability Improves
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Existing-Home Sales Explained
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Gen Xers: Purchased Multigenerational & the Biggest Homes
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, April 8, 2019

REALTORS® Home Price Outlook Improves as Mortgage Rates Decline
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, April 5, 2019

Instant reaction: NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun on March Jobs Report
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, April 5, 2019

Older Millennials: Growing Up and Settling Down
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Manufacturing and Housing in the Rust Belt States
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Younger Millennials: Purchasing Habits Like Their Grandparents
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

What Does Your Credit Score Mean?
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, April 1, 2019

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: February 2019 Highlights
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, March 29, 2019

February 2019 Pending Home Sales
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Wage Versus Home Price Growth
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, March 25, 2019

February 2019 Existing-Home Sales
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, March 22, 2019

Retail Trade Challenges and Opportunities in 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Boom or Bust for Spring Homebuying?
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, March 14, 2019

State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT): The Impact by State
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wealth Gains from Homeownership across Metro Areas in 2018
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, March 11, 2019

January 2019 Housing Affordability Index
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, March 11, 2019

International Women’s Day 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Impact of Financial Literacy on Homeownership: Enhancing Financial Literacy Skills
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Impact of Financial Literacy on Homeownership: Student Loan Impact
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Multi-family Rental Market Still Strong in Many Metros in 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Impact of Financial Literacy on Homeownership: Financial Literacy Indicators
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, March 4, 2019

State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT): The Impact by State
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Monday, March 4, 2019

Homeowners Remain Reluctant to Move/Sell as of January 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Economists Outlook
Published: Friday, March 1, 2019

New Books–June 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, May 31, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 27-May 31
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, May 31, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 20-May 23
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 13-17
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, May 17, 2019

What We’re Reading: May 6-May 10
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, May 10, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 29-May 3
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, May 3, 2019

New Books–May 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 22-26
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, April 26, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 15-19
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, April 19, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 8-12
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, April 12, 2019

What We’re Reading: April 1-5
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, April 5, 2019

New Books–April 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Monday, April 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 25-29
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, March 29, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 18-22
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, March 22, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 11-15
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, March 15, 2019

What We’re Reading: March 4-8
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, March 8, 2019

New Books–March 2019
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, March 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: February 25-March 1
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - Information Services
Published: Friday, March 1, 2019

Realtors(R) Hold Panel Examining Nation’s Flood Disclosure Policies
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - NAR Newsline Blog
Published: Thursday, June 6, 2019

NAR Chief Economist Comments on March Jobs Report
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - NAR Newsline Blog
Published: Friday, April 5, 2019

NAR commends Senators Cotton, Duckworth for Work on Behalf of the RLI
National Association of REALTORS - NAR - NAR Newsline Blog
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2019

43% Debt-to-Income? FHA Imposing Hurdles
NULLNational Association of REALTORS - NAR - Speaking of Real Estate
Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Self-employed? You Have a New Friend When Applying for a Home Loan
NULLNational Association of REALTORS - NAR - Speaking of Real Estate
Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Update on Class Action Antitrust Lawsuit
NULLNational Association of REALTORS - NAR - Speaking of Real Estate
Published: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Is That Email Really From NAR? How to Know
NULLNational Association of REALTORS - NAR - Speaking of Real Estate
Published: Thursday, March 14, 2019