Student Loan Debt Archive

May 2016 Economic and Housing Market Outlook

Click here for the slides from the Economic and Housing Market Outlook presentation given by Lawrence Yun during the Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC, on May 12,...

Recapping the News from #NARLegislative

It was a memorable 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo for the over 8,500 Realtors® in attendance and plethora of NAR staff members working vigorously to ensure the meetings went on without a hitch. Click here for a...

Senator Warren Sounds the Student Debt Alarm

Senator Elizabeth Warren (Dem. Massachusetts ) spoke passionately this morning about the crisis in student loan debt. Whether you agree with her politics or not, the issue itself is indisputable, and REALTORS® must take a leadership role with Congress...

Help on the Way for Younger Buyers

Young people come out of the gate facing two hurdles to home ownership — high student loan debt and tough rules for using FHA financing for condominiums, which are often the most affordable homes on the market. However, progress...

Housing and Economic Outlook

Each year at the Legislative Meetings in Washington DC, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of REALTORS® delivers a Housing and Economic Outlook. Below you will find the highlights of the session as well as information delivered...

Impact of Student Loan Debt on Housing

If you have teens preparing to embark on their college years or even ones already frolicking or lallygagging around a college campus, your pocketbook likely isn’t busting at the seams nor are you surprised about the dramatic increase in...

Trending Topics in Emerging Millennial Housing Market

The housing update today provided much food for thought and the data to back up what many in the field acknowledge is emerging as topic #1 – How are Millennials going to pay for housing when many of them...

And NAR Legislative 2016 is underway!

It sure is an exciting time – seeing old friends in the hallways, meeting new faces that you’ve known on social media, hearing new ideas and finding out what’s going on with colleagues in other states…man, I LOVE NAR...

Day Two of the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings

Meetings and forums commence, and members come together for lobbyist salons, idea exchanges and roundtables. View the full meetings schedule here or check out these highlights: 8:00am-9:30am: Federal Legislative & Political Forum Topic: Public Opinions: Congressional Impact and the...

Political Celebs on the Scene

You don’t have to go to Capitol Hill to hear from political influencers. Many government experts will be speaking at the Legislative Meetings this year, including: Peter Hart and Bill McInturff are well-known and well-respected national pollsters for the...