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3 May 2012 - 14:37, by , in news, No comments
March 2012 Prices Up 5% Over 2011 LITTLE ROCK (May 3, 2012) – Arkansas Realtors® had a solid first quarter as reflected in a report distributed by the Arkansas Realtors® Association this morning.  The number of homes sold in Arkansas in the first quarter rose by 6 percent over a year ago.  The average price...
Arkansas REALTORS Association Reports Outstanding February
4 April 2012 - 14:19, by , in news, No comments
LITTLE ROCK (April 4, 2012) – Arkansas REALTORS® had an active month in February and this activity is reflected in a report distributed by the Arkansas  REALTORS® Association this morning.  The number of homes sold in Arkansas in February rose by 15.41 percent over a year ago.  The average price of those homes sold remained...
6 February 2012 - 20:37, by , in House To House, No comments
I found this year’s State of the Union address to be quite interesting.  For one it came on the eve of my finishing up the 43-county housing report that the Arkansas REALTORS® Association distributes on its website each month. This month’s report not only reflected how we did as a state in December; it also...
26 January 2012 - 15:16, by , in News Releases, No comments
2011 Sales, Prices Down One Percent Over 2010 LITTLE ROCK (January 26, 2012) – The Arkansas REALTORS® Association, the voice of real estate in Arkansas, announced that existing-home prices rose for the fourth month in December.   Average prices of  homes in the 42 county area monitored by the Association increased more than 2 percent from $144,842...
1 December 2011 - 19:35, by , in news, No comments
Housing market analysts have long been aware that prospective homebuyers manage their purchasing schedule in accordance with their children’s school schedules, which means sales usually drop off after August. Planning for and participating in the holidays also drives down sales, and these two factors can pave the way for even better winter deals for buyers....
15 November 2011 - 22:10, by , in news, News Releases, No comments
The struggling housing market needs to be a priority on the nation’s public policy agenda, because housing and homeownership issues affect all Americans. That was the message from speakers at the Legislative and Political Forum yesterday at the 2011 Realtors® Conference & Expo here. Realtors® at the National Association of Realtors® annual conference heard from...
28 October 2011 - 15:24, by , in news, News Releases, 1 comment
Arkansas Realtors® Release September Housing Statistics  Report Reveals 16 percent Increase in Sales, 4 percent decrease in prices for Third Quarter LITTLE ROCK (October 28, 2011) – The Arkansas REALTORS® Association, the voice of real estate in Arkansas,  announced that September home sales were 10.28 percent higher than September 2010 while the average price of a home in Arkansas increased by...
30 August 2011 - 14:38, by , in news, News Releases, No comments
Arkansas Realtors® Have Outstanding July  Arkansas REALTORS® Association Releases July Housing Report LITTLE ROCK (August 30, 2011) – As predicted, the Arkansas REALTORS® Association  announced today a sizable jump in sales of Arkansas homes in July 2011.  The month’s number of units sold surpassed the same month in 2010 by 20 percent.  In addition, values...
26 July 2011 - 13:54, by , in News Releases, No comments
 LITTLE ROCK (July 26, 2011) – The Arkansas REALTORS® Association  announced today that sales of home in Arkansas increased 31% in the second quarter of 2011 and the average price of homes in Arkansas grew by 6% to $141,613.”Our data shows that Arkansas REALTORS®  sold a total of 4,558 units during the first three months of the year.  In...
19 June 2011 - 21:19, by , in House To House, No comments
Since joining the Arkansas REALTORS® Association, one of my favorite quotes is “All politics is local and so is real estate.”  It has been especially relevant for me in terms of communicating the local real estate market’s status in comparison to that of the national market and the consistently negative reports we each are hearing...