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WASHINGTON (April 6, 2017) — Growing consumer interest and demand for greener, more sustainable properties is driving a dialogue between Realtors® and homebuyers and sellers. Over half of Realtors® find that consumers have interest in real estate sustainability issues and practices, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ recent REALTORS® and Sustainability report.
The report, stemming from NAR’s new Sustainability Program, surveyed Realtors® about sustainability issues facing consumers in the real estate market and ways Realtors® are setting their own goals to reduce energy usage.
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
Existing-home sales dropped in February as tight inventory and weakening affordability conditions kept many buyers out of the market in most parts of the country, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. Total sales for existing single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and co-ops fell 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, compared to 5.69 million in January, according to the report. However, the pace of sales in February remained 5.4 percent above a year ago.
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Generation X suddenly started buying homes, increasing the generation's share of homebuyers significantly this year, according to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study by the National Association of Realtors.
This increase is credited to an improving economy, multiple years of strong job growth and the notable increase in home values in most markets, according to NAR’s study.