Realtors® statement on House vote to extend flood insurance

National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall released the following statement after the U.S. House vote on legislation extending flood insurance funding: “Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States. Without an extension of authority, the National Flood Insurance Program cannot write or renew flood insurance in 22,000 communities nationwide. The bill passed by […]

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Existing-Home Sales Subside 0.6 Percent in June

Existing-home sales decreased for the third straight month in June, falling 0.6 percent to 5.38 million sales as declines in the South and West exceeded sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The ongoing supply and demand imbalance helped push June’s median sales price to a new all-time […]

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SLA Update: Defining Your Role

The Oklahoma Association of REALTORS® (OAR) is proud to have developed a strong, positive relationship with members of the legislature. Our State Legislative Advocates (SLA) enhance this connection by building our member’s personal relationship with their own state legislators. Outside the legislative session, OAR will send bi-weekly updates with insights, political notes and information specifically […]

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Instant Reaction: June Jobs Report

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report on the employment situation in June: “A total of 213,000 net new jobs in June and 2.4 million over the past 12 months reflects a strong rolling economy. The latest month’s solid job additions mean further increase in […]

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Ep 25: Commercial Real Estate w/ Brad Waken

Brad Waken, chair of the Commercial Committee joins us this week to talk about Commercial Real Estate. We get some updates on what the committee has planned, learn about Brad’s journey as a Commercial Realtor and discuss what separates commercial and residential real estate.

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Instant reaction: NAR’s Lawrence Yun on Case-Shiller

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index report: “Home price growth remains strong across the country as reflected in the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, with a 6.4 percent gain from a year ago. The ongoing housing shortage has been pushing up home prices well above income […]

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