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  • NAR Calls on Realtors® Who Give Back to Apply for the 2023 Good Neighbor Awards February 2, 2023
    Applications Are Open for the 2023 Good Neighbor Awards Five winners will each receive a $10,000 grant for their nonprofit organization and five honorable mentions will also each receive a $2,500 grant. Media Contact:  Spencer High 202-383-1051
  • Second Century Ventures Announces Eight Companies Selected to 2023 REACH Australia Technology Growth Program January 30, 2023
    2023 REACH Australia Technology Growth Program The companies selected for the 2023 Australia program were handpicked for their groundbreaking technologies and potential to impact the industry. Media Contact:  Spencer High 202-383-1051
  • NAR Statement on Passing of Margo Wheeler January 30, 2023
    NAR Statement on Passing of Margo Wheeler A Realtor® from Tacoma, Wash., Wheeler was a veteran of the United States Army and served as president of the Washington Realtors® in 2017. Media Contact:  Wes Shaw
  • Pending Home Sales Increased 2.5% in December, Ending Six-Month Slide January 27, 2023
    Pending Home Sales Increased 2.5% in December Month-over-month, contract signings fell in the Northeast and Midwest but climbed in the South and West. Year-over-year, all regions declined. Media Contact:  Lauren Cozzi 202-383-1178
  • NAR Statement on White House Tenant-Centered Action Plan January 25, 2023
    NAR Statement on Tenant-Centered Action Plan NAR encourages the Administration to look more deeply at how it can address the root causes of rental affordability—namely, affordable housing supply. Media Contact:  Tori Syrek Rental Properties, Rental Assistance, Rental Housing Issues
  • NAR Statement on FHFA LLPA Structure Changes January 19, 2023
    NAR Statement on FHFA LLPA Structure Changes NAR will continue to advocate for loan level pricing adjustments (LLPA) reform as the housing market continues to struggle with affordability. Media Contact:  Tori Syrek Financing & Credit, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac (GSEs)
  • Existing-Home Sales Receded 1.5% in December January 19, 2023
    Existing-Home Sales Receded 1.5% in December Existing-home sales retreated for the eleventh consecutive much in December 2022, with three of the four U.S. regions recording month-over-month drops Media Contact:  Troy Green 202-383-1042
  • NAR Comments on Concern for Final WOTUS Rule January 10, 2023
    NAR Comments on Concern for Final WOTUS Rule The EPA’s and Army Corps of Engineers’ final rule does not provide the clarity and certainty essential for predictable and efficient permitting. Media Contact:  Tori Syrek Clean Water Act
  • Multiple NAR Leaders Included in 2023 Swanepoel Power 200 List January 10, 2023
    Multiple NAR Leaders in 2023 Swanepoel Power 200 List NAR’s 2023 President Kenny Parcell among those recognized in this year’s SP 200. Media Contact:  Wes Shaw
  • Pending Home Sales Slid 4.0% in November December 28, 2022
    Pending Home Sales Slid 4.0% in November With mortgage rates falling throughout December, home-buying activity should inevitably rebound in the coming months and help economic growth. Media Contact:  Lauren Cozzi 202-383-1178