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May 11, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market DataWeekly Market Activity Reports Market Impact of CV-19 | 05-11-2020 Hello and thanks for joining us on another weekly data adventure where we track the impact of COVID on the residential housing market. This week we'll feature information from our weekly report as well as some of our showings trends and buyer and seller activity by price point. We reached a major milestone in overall… Read More
May 4, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Market Impact of CV-19 | 05-04-2020 Hello and thanks for joining us on another weekly data adventure where we track the impact of the pandemic on the residential housing market. This week's edition is truly one "for the people." Every one of today's data visualizations is based on information that every licensed agent can access. In other words, with a little… Read More
April 27, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Government Affairs U.S House Passes Deal to Replenish Coronavirus Relief Funding The U.S. House passed legislation on Thursday, April 23 providing a fresh round of funding for coronavirus small-business relief programs championed by the National Association of REALTORS® and available to REALTORS® through the CARES Act. The Senate passed the bill on Tuesday, April 21. President Trump is expected to sign the measure, which will clear… Read More
April 27, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Market Impact of CV-19 | 04-27-2020 Welcome back to another weekly edition of our special market analysis where we attempt to measure and visualize the impact of CV-19 on the housing market. This week we begin with showing activity, which is one of the most reliable leading indicators of demand (mortgage applications are another good one). Since "bottoming" around the first… Read More
April 22, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Government Affairs U.S Senate Passes Deal to Replenish Coronavirus Relief Funding The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Tuesday, April 21 to replenish funding for several coronavirus small-business relief programs championed by NAR and available to REALTORS®. The House is expected to take up the measure later in the week. Under the Senate agreement, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will receive $310 billion in new cash, while… Read More
April 20, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Market Impact of CV-19 | 04-20-2020 Hello and welcome back to another edition of our weekly market analysis where we use showing data and other indicators to measure the impact of CV-19 on the housing market. This week we again begin with new listings and pending sales straight from our Weekly Market Activity Report. First up is our new listings trend… Read More
April 13, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Market Impact of COVID-19 | 4-13-2020 Welcome back to another weekly market update. Every week we utilize showing data and other indicators to measure the impact of CV-19 on the housing market. This week we begin with new listings and pending sales straight from our Weekly Market Activity Report. The 2020 new listings trend (in blue) began to level out somewhat… Read More
April 6, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Market Impact of COVID-19 | 4-6-2020 It's Monday, which means it's time for another special weekly market update from the MAR Research desk. Let's start at a high level and look at year-over-year change in new listing and pending sales activity. Some of our other research looks at change in activity from week-to-week, but our Weekly Market Activity Report (first two… Read More
March 30, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Twin Cities Residential Housing Market 3-30-2020 Welcome to another special weekly update from the MAR Research corner, where we cover the latest major market metrics and how they’re impacted by the new Coronavirus. The latest showings numbers updated through 3-29-20 illustrate a significant decline in activity. In fact, showings volume is now consistent with early-January levels. It appeared as though activity… Read More
March 25, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19 MAR Coronavirus Update 3-23-2020   With each day comes new information about how the real estate industry is being impacted by this invisible threat to our health and economic prosperity. We know it’s not easy, but we are here for you now more than ever and are striving to bring you the news you need to know to weather… Read More
March 24, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19Market Data Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Twin Cities Residential Housing Market First off – we hear you. You and your clients have questions about how recent events might be impacting the market. And even though we find ourselves meandering the same complex web of rapidly changing information that you are, we are committed to analyzing and sharing the latest trends we see from the data. Particularly… Read More
March 20, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19 MAR Coronavirus Update 3-20-2020   We know it's not business as usual, but many of us are still working to serve our clients and communities. The industry, with its cyclical markets, has endured challenges before but there is always an end to even the most difficult economic environments. As with previous challenges, Minneapolis Area REALTORS® will continue to support… Read More
March 17, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19 MAR Coronavirus Update 3-17-2020 Coronavirus Update 3-17-2020 As new developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19) arise, Minneapolis Area REALTORS® is committed to providing members the latest information on our response to help protect the well-being of members and staff. MAR is taking several precautionary steps to ensure business continuity while also protecting health. Following the CDC’s 3-15-2020 recommendations, MAR has… Read More
March 17, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19 MAR Extends Class & Event Cancellation Through May 10  ***Following CDC guidance on 3/15/20, MAR will extend its Board decision to cancel all in-person classes, meetings and events through May 10, 2020.***  Due to recent developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its spread, MAR is cancelling all in-person classes, meetings and events through May 10. The Board took the action as a proactive measure to protect the health of its members and staff. MAR is continually monitoring the situation… Read More
March 13, 2020 | Tags: AnnouncementsCOVID-19 MAR Cancels Classes & Events Effective Immediately Coronavirus Update 3-12-2020 Due to recent developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its spread, the MAR Board of Directors today voted to cancel all in-person classes, meetings and events through March 31. The Board took the action as a proactive measure to protect the health of its members and staff. MAR is continually monitoring the… Read More