Morning Minute: NAR reports homebuyer foot traffic picking up

Buyer foot traffic is on the rise again, sending positive signals about the direction of future contracts and home sales, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® Diffusion Index.

Foot traffic was up 7.2 points in February after two months of declines. NAR collects foot traffic data from SentriLock LLC, which tracks the number of properties shown by REALTORS®. Read more from NAR.

In other headlines:

Cook County home prices show big gains in 4th quarter – Chicago Tribune

Buying a Home Less Expensive than Renting – by 38%! – KCM Blog

NAR Generational Trends Study Shows Confidence in Market, Some Challenges – National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)


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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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