More than 230 real estate professionals were named as “newsmakers” for their role as influencers, crusaders, and trailblazers in the industry. RISMedia, a real estate news and information service, announced its “Class of 2019 Real Estate Newsmakers,” highlighting those in the industry who have made headlines over the past year because of their newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry.
The National Association of Realtors® was well-represented, with the following named to the “Class of 2019 Real Estate Newsmakers” list:
To view the full list of the 230 professionals, visit the RISMedia Newsmakers Gallery.
This infographic takes a look at the generosity and community engagement of REALTORS®: 66 percent volunteer monthly; 82 percent donate money annually.
In Q3 2018, investment sales were up, sales volume rose by 1.6 percent on a yearly basis, and cap rates moved sideways. Low inventory remained the principal concern for REALTORS®, as a wide pricing gap between buyers and sellers affected over 20 percent of respondents. Prices grew 1.4 percent year-over-year. Leasing activity trended upward, as vacancies experienced upward pressures.
Contract signings were down for the 10th consecutive month, due to rising interest rates and increased housing prices in the west region, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.
Rising home prices have forced consumers to routinely take on higher home mortgage debt, which is set to surpass the amount of borrowing that occurred ten years ago—right before the housing market crash.
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