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MIPIM: US Experts Tell World America Is Loaded With Opportunities, So Act Fast

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Those that attended Commercial Observer’s panel on United States real estate investing today—the second day of the annual MIPIM (or Marché International des Professionnels d’Immobilier) property conference in Cannes, France—were told there are ample deals to be made in America.

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Instant Reaction: February Jobs Report

Published Friday, March 9, 2018

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics release on employment conditions in February:

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Statement from NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall about HUD's Possible Changes to its Mission Statement

Published Thursday, March 8, 2018

WASHINGTON (March 8, 2018) - National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri and CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty, issued the following statement regarding the Department of Housing and Urban Development's potential plans to remove anti-discrimination language from its current mission statement:

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Korean Investors Are Hot On US Commercial Real Estate

Published Thursday, March 8, 2018

NEW YORK CITY—South Korean capital remains one of the most sought after sources of funding for US commercial real estate.

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Realtors® Offer Support for Proposed Association Health Plan Rule

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (March 7, 2018) — A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor could make it easier for small businesses and self-employed individuals to purchase health insurance through association health plans, or AHPs, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

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Foreign Buyers Coming to U.S. Are Changing

Published Monday, March 5, 2018

Residents from other countries are increasingly eyeing U.S. real estate as a good investment, and they’re making up a significant portion of buyers in some markets. But who is coming is changing.

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Foreign Buyers Increasingly Interested in U.S.-Based Real Estate

Published Friday, March 2, 2018

n the year between April 2016 and March 2017, Chinese buyers spent $31.7 billion on residential real estate in the United States—the most of any foreign buyer group, according to a National Association of Realtors (NAR) report.

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Pending Home Sales Stumble 4.7 Percent in January

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

WASHINGTON (February 28, 2018) — After seeing a modest three-month rise in activity, pending home sales cooled considerably in January to their lowest level in over three years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced monthly and annual declines in contract signings last month.

 

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