Report Shows 23 Percent Increase in Residential Loan Origination

RealtyTrac® has just released its Q2 Residential Loan Origination Report for 2015 which shows a 23 percent increase from a year ago.   “The rise in loan originations particularly the sharp rise in FHA purchase originations indicates the FHA premium reduction at the end of January really is having a big impact, pushing people off […]

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2014 Home Buyer and Seller Profile

Each year the National Association of REALTORS® compiles data on recent home buyers and sellers throughout the state. The survey covers everything from median age of home buyers to characteristics of homes sold. Check out the breakdown below.   Chapter 1 – Characteristics of Home Buyers Chapter 2 – Characteristics of Homes Purchased Chapter 3 – The Home […]

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2015 REALTOR® Safety Report

Safety has always been an important topic in the REALTOR® community, but following the 2014 Beverly Carter tragedy in North Little Rock, the issue became an even stronger concern. As a result, the National Association of REALTORS®, under the guidance of 2015 president Chris Polychron, conducted its first REALTOR® safety survey. From the 2,804 responses received, […]

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Governmental Research Foundation Releases New Seasonal Rental Report

The New Jersey REALTORS® Governmental Research Foundation has released a new report: The Economic Importance of New Jersey Seasonal Home Rentals and Potential Impact of Imposing a Sales Tax.   This report was ordered and approved by the GRF in response to introduced legislation that would extend the 7 percent sales and use tax to seasonal home rentals. […]

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