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Contract Signings Gain

Published Friday, March 15, 2019
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about low mortgage rates, income growth, home price growth, homeowner wealth, and looks ahead to the rest of 2019. Click here to view Dr. Yun's video.

Homeownership Rate Moves to Highest Level Since 2014

Published Friday, March 15, 2019
More Americans are becoming homeowners. The national homeownership rate increased slightly to the highest level since 2014 in the fourth quarter of 2018, reaching 64.8 percent, the U.S. Census Bureau reported this week. The homeownership rate has been gradually increasing since reaching an all-time low of 62.9 percent in the second quarter of 2016. Click more»

Syracuse Makes the Top 10 Best Cities to Buy a Starter Home!

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Get ready for a real estate tsunami—two of 'em, in fact. America's largest-ever generations, millennials and baby boomers, are entering their prime home-buying years at the same time! But while most millennials are prowling the market for affordable starter homes that will enable them to move out of Mom and Dad's basement or finally trade in their more»

Syracuse Makes the Top 10 Best Cities to Buy a Starter Home!

Published Monday, February 25, 2019
Get ready for a real estate tsunami—two of 'em, in fact. America's largest-ever generations, millennials and baby boomers, are entering their prime home-buying years at the same time! But while most millennials are prowling the market for affordable starter homes that will enable them to move out of Mom and Dad's basement or finally trade in their more»

REALTORŪ Pride Hits the Airwaves Today

Published Monday, February 25, 2019
Today is a banner day for REALTORS® as we launch That’s Who We R®, the new national ad campaign from the National Association of REALTORS®. The campaign showcases the passion and dedication you bring to your work, while telling the story of who you are as advisors, advocates, volunteers, neighbors—and real estate professionals more»

Why Donate to RPAC?

Published Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Do you need a reason to donate to RPAC? Click here to find out some reasons to donate! ALSO, click here to watch this NYSAR video for more information!

Scam Alert: Email Phishing Attempt Reported

Published Friday, February 1, 2019
Scam Alert: Email Phishing Attempt Reported WARNING: If you receive an email with the subject line "⚠️Signature requested by National Association of REALTORS®," it is NOT from NAR. The email spoofs a Citrix ShareFile site and asks you to sign an “important file” from NAR. If you or your members receive this fraudulent email, more»

Home Prices Continue to Rise in December

Published Friday, January 25, 2019
For the fifth consecutive year home prices appreciated in New York State. Home prices in 2018 rose 6.0 percent above 2017 figures. The $265,000 median sales price at the end of 2018 topped the 2017 median price of $250,000. In 2014, the median price was $225,000. High home prices usually coincide with low inventory. In 2018, the number of homes for sale more»