The Next Property Rights Frontier

REALTOR® associations are working to keep up with a flood of new local regulations on home owners’ ability to rent part or all of their property. It has become a fight for home owners’ rights and property value on both sides, with many associations feeling caught in the middle.

The new rental norm

Home owners are flocking to sign up at websites such as Airbnb and Vacation Rentals By Owner, which match people seeking short-term accommodation with property owners. These sites make renting homes easier and more popular and home owners are finding out how… Read More

Did You Know? Vacation Beach Houses

While most buyers purchase a home to use as their primary residence, a significant share also purchase vacation or investment properties. Because the purchase of a non-primary residence is often influenced by different factors than the purchase of a primary residence, it is important to understand how changes in the market environment affect each segment. NAR's annual Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey presents these factors.

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Did You Know? Vacation Buyers' Retreats

While most buyers purchase a home to use as their primary residence, a significant share also purchase vacation or investment properties. Because the purchase of a non-primary residence is often influenced by different factors than the purchase of a primary residence, it is important to understand how changes in the market environment affect each segment. NAR's annual Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey presents these factors.

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RSPS Government Affairs Update Webinar

This video is a playback of the Government Affairs Update webinar given by Russell Riggs on April 9, 2015. In the webinar, Russell talks about the benefit to members of NAR's advocacy on their behalf, and about legislative and regulatory issues affecting the resort and second home real estate market.

See the webinar presentation slides.