For real estate agents, showing up to an appointment armed and ready with the latest trends and statistics demonstrates you are an expert, earns the trust of your clients, and helps to build your business.
We’ve gathered some of the most reputable resources for real estate trends and statistics and put them all in one place for you to explore.
For the purposes of this article, we have provided a link to the main site and also the links that will take you straight to the trend or statistic area of their site. (So you don’t have to dig.)
NAR has created an outstanding resource to help you stay informed. Here is where you will find industry trend and statistic information:
Research Reports Market data, commercial, international, home buying and selling, technology
Housing Statistics National, regional, and metro-market level
Commercial Research A collection of in-depth commercial research reports
Follow the latest housing trends from Realtor.com. This site provides an interesting view of trends from all over the country. Step outside your neighborhood to check out their top 10 lists, celebrity listings, innovative trends, and more.
This service is free to all REALTORS® and provides robust information. Visit the Market Data section for relevant trends, statistics and market conditions in your area. If you’ve never used this resource, you’ll need to sign up for an account with your last name and your NRDS#.
Visit the official magazine of NAR. It is filled with useful articles and news. On the trends and statistics front, check out their interactive median home price map. Their daily news headlines are sure to keep you in the know as well.
This report is for the true lovers of data. It digs deep into the health of the US economy today as well as their forecasts for the future.
The daily blog from this trusted source will keep you up to date on the latest market news and trends. Visit: Inman Markets and Economy.
A subscription is needed to view Inman Select articles. These are high quality articles, and you may find that a subscription is money well spent when you think of all the research hours you’ll save.
The crew at Keeping Current Matters (KCM) has a mission. “To provide you with the tools and information you need to guarantee success in any real estate market.” The tools and content creation they are providing is helping agents shine in front of their clients.
We recommend you follow their blog for relevant, useful information. While you’re there, take a look around and consider membership. Because… keeping current matters.
The REAL Trends Newsletter is a great way to have a monthly delivery of market information to your in-box. A cruise through past issues is a good way to get caught up on the industry buzz.
Check in with a leading authority on investing, finance, and industry. They have a dedicated section to real estate information and news.
We also hope you’ll follow the AmeriTitle Blog. It’s a great place to stay educated on title and escrow, services we provide, news, and other articles relevant to the real estate industry. You can find it on the home page of our website.
While national trends and statistics are very helpful, the most relevant information is what is going on in your local housing community. Depending on where you are, finding good local statistics can be a challenge. Here are some ideas on where you might find the local data that matters most to you and your clients.
- Your State REALTOR® Association
- Your Local REALTOR® Association
- Your Local MLS
- RPR® – Realtors Property Resource
- Your Local AmeriTitle Office*
There are a lot of information providers out there, and we’re sure we’ve missed some. Please let us know if you have a favorite that didn’t land on our list.
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