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Nationally: Meager Sales Rebound Underscores Tough Market

Nationally: Meager Sales Rebound Underscores Tough Market
National Association of REALTORS® article by Daily Real Estate News | October 20, 2017

Following three consecutive months of declines, existing-home sales ticked up in September from the previous month—but ongoing inventory shortages, coupled with recent hurricanes, muted any annual gains, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Friday. 418 more words

Kenneth Bargers

Tell Congress: Support tax reform that doesn’t hurt Texans

You’ve likely been hearing about proposals to reform the federal tax system.

But even though Congress is finally tackling long-overdue reforms, the current proposal will actually do much more harm than good for Texas homeowners because it would eliminate critical homeowner incentives, including state and local property tax deductions. 99 more words

Governmental Affairs

2017 Realtor® Good Neighbor Award Winners Better Communities Through Incredible Volunteer Work

For 18 years, the Good Neighbor Awards have recognized Realtors® who dedicate countless volunteer hours to help others.  The five individuals named as this year’s REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Award winners serve as an example of how Realtors® reach out in service to help their communities. 7 more words

Homes Are Selling Quickly Nationwide

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 28 days in June. 109 more words

Home Smart

Thoughts on Leadership: Real Estate and Legislation

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Washington, D.C. for the National Association of REALTORS® RES Advisory Group Meeting and next in San Diego to attend the 2017 AREAA National Convention (but more on that next week). 668 more words

Real Estate

Nationally: Housing Shortages Constrain Existing-Home Sales

Nationally: Housing Shortages Constrain Existing-Home Sales
National Association of REALTORS®    article by Daily Real Estate News | September 20, 2017

For the fourth time in five months, existing-home sales dropped as a shortage of homes for sale continues to plague the housing market. 433 more words

Kenneth Bargers


Thanks for tuning in! The Thirteen Percent was created to document my journey through the Real Estate Industry and hopefully collaborate with others making their way on the path to “The Thirteen Percent.” I am in the beginning of my career and one number seems to come up often: 87%  (I’ll avoid hitting you with a plethora of statistics that will inevitably discourage you.) We’ll stick with 87% to keep things simple. 117 more words