July 21, 2017

News & Commentary: Commentary Articles

  • 01/01/2009
  • 12/01/2008
  • 11/01/2008
    With gas prices hovering around $4 a gallon for the foreseeable future, will suburbs see subdued demand even after other housing areas regain strength? REALTOR® magazine brought together industry analysts and practitioners to debate that question.
  • 09/01/2008
    Be careful about what numbers you use in your real estate marketing and MLS data. Measurement errors, even small ones, can mean thousands of dollars and are landing real estate professionals in court.
  • 06/01/2008
    Case-Shiller might be lauded by the financial press, while NAR is assumed to be promoting a positive spin, but let’s be clear: OFHEO and NAR don’t have relationships with hedge funds on the side.
  • 04/01/2008
    One very effective and immediate way to make more home deals financially attractive to investors is to revise the current limitations on tax deductions for passive losses incurred from real estate investments.
  • 03/01/2008
    Today’s housing market is not meeting the needs of many people looking for a home or apartment.You can be part of the solution.
  • 03/01/2008
    Every March, as publisher of the magazine, I report to you on how the publication is doing. But this year, I want to wear my other hat — that of senior vice president of communications for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® — to let you know what NAR is doing to tell a more balanced and accurate story of what’s happening in real estate markets.
  • 08/01/2007
  • 05/01/2007
    The current foreclosure environment also opens the door for you to broach the topic with buyers and sellers. Use this chance to educate them on what they can do to avoid foreclosures.