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Did you catch the news from the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo?

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(REAL ESTATE NEWS) As the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo wraps up, we look back at a whirlwind long weekend – here are the top headlines you might have missed.

CliffNotes version:

There’s a lot going on during this year’s REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando, which ends today. For your convenience, below are some of the highlights in case you missed them over the weekend. There were stats reports released, predictions for 2017, new officers installed, and tips for gaining a competitive advantage. Enjoy:

NAR Chief Economist shares predictions for 2017 housing market

Home sales are expected to increase slightly (2.0 percent) in 2017 and again by 4.0 percent in 2018, according to a Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Prices are expected to rise 4.0 percent next year.

Home prices rise, affordability declines as sales slide – what now?

Inventory levels remain tight, so home prices continue to rise in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Especially challenging is the West region, where seven out of the 10 most expensive housing markets are located.

[BREAKING] NAR’s 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers just released

2016 NAR PROFILE OF HOME BUYERS AND SELLERS This summer, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveyed 5,465 home buyers and sellers for the 2016 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. The study shows that in the past five years, affordability has tightened, and the time spent home shopping has fallen.

NAR Installs 2017 Officers

Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Bill Brown, a second generation Realtor ® from was installed today as 2017 president of the National Association of Realtors ® at the association’s Board of Directors meeting during the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

NAR Presents Realtor® Barbara Lach with Distinguished Service Award

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NAR Presents Realtor® Pat Kaplan with Distinguished Service Award

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Realtors® Can Gain a Competitive Edge by Understanding Real Estate’s Top Issues in 2017

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As Flood Risk Threatens Properties, Realtors® Can Play Key Role Keeping Buyers and Sellers Informed

ORLANDO, Fla. (November 6, 2016) – Floods are widespread throughout the nation, with Hurricane Matthew and this summer’s flooding in Louisiana serving as the latest examples. Homebuyers need to be aware of the threat that flooding poses to their investment, as well as to their safety, and Realtors® can play an important role in helping clients address that risk before disaster strikes.

Nearly all of Generation Z See Homeownership in their Future

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please contact pressreleases@franklyinc.com SOURCE National Association of Realtors ORLANDO, Fla., Nov.

Real Estate Companies Should Address Website Accessibility To Avoid Lawsuits

NAR and its members recognize the importance of and are deeply committed to providing access to the real estate listings, information and services they provide to all individuals, including those with disabilities. In a letter to the Department of Justice earlier this year, NAR offered its support for the adoption of clear website accessibility standards and requirements.

Realtors® Push to Expand Opportunities for Homeownership

ORLANDO, Fla. (November 4, 2016) – The value of homeownership is being borne out in cities across the country as home equity roars back, but the homeownership rate continues to hover around a 50-year low, despite a strong desire among Americans to own a home of their own.

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