2021 RealTrends 500 Now Live!

The RealTrends 500, now in its 34th year, remains the undisputed leading report ranking the performance of the top residential real estate brokerage firms.

Gathering of Eagles

The Gathering of Eagles conference is the Trusted Source, offering brokers, managers and leaders valuable insider industry information on how to run a profitable business.

RealTrending: eXp’s Glenn Sanford

Glenn Sanford, CEO of eXp World holdings, addresses his critics about his agent referral program, where he is taking the company next and growth limiters for the brokerage.

Newsletter

The RealTrends monthly newsletter is known as the trusted industry source for information on trends, strategies, analysis, people and news shaping the real estate industry of tomorrow.

77% of Home Sellers are Ready to Sell After End to Stay-At-Home Orders

More than 3 in 4 potential sellers–77%–are preparing to sell their homes following the end of stay-at-home orders, with half completing do-it-yourself home improvement projects, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®.

“After a pause, home sellers are gearing up to list their properties with the reopening of the economy,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. “Plenty of buyers also appear ready to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates and the stability that comes with these locked-in monthly payments into future years.”

NAR’s latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey, conducted May 3-4, asked members how the coronavirus outbreak has impacted the residential and commercial real estate markets. Several highlights include:

  • Five percent of Realtors® said their clients are shifting neighborhood preferences from urban areas to suburban areas due to COVID-19.
  • About 1 in 8 Realtors®–13%–reported buyers have changed at least one home feature that’s important to them due to COVID-19. For these buyers, the most common home features they identified as important are home offices, yard space for exercising or growing food, and space to accommodate a family.
  • Nearly 3 in 4 Realtors® currently working with sellers this week–73%–reported their clients hadn’t reduced listing prices to attract buyers.

View NAR’s Economic Pulse Flash Survey report:

https://www.nar.realtor/research-and-statistics/research-reports/nar-flash-survey-economic-pulse

View NAR’s Weekly Housing Market Monitor:

https://www.nar.realtor/research-and-statistics/weekly-housing-market-monitor

Most Popular Articles

Is Biden’s downpayment plan pouring gasoline on a fire?

The last time the federal government stepped in to help homeownership, we ended up with a housing crash. Is the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021 the right legislation for today’s market?

Apr 20, 2021 By

Latest Articles

What’s the deal with The Real Brokerage Inc.?

Described by some as the silent lion in the corner of the room, Real Brokerage is starting to get some buzz from agents who want a chance to be in on the ground floor of a growing company.

Apr 22, 2021 By