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The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 56,000 of New York state’s real estate professionals. The term REALTOR is a registered trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics as members of the National Association of REALTORS. These REALTORS are also members of the New York State Association of REALTORS as well as their local board or association of REALTORS.

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Empire State home sales set January record

The home sales growth trend continued in New York State during January with the 8,472 closed sales setting a new high-water mark for the month, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The Jan...

Staten Island REALTOR Dawn Carpenter inaugurated as NYSAR president

Dawn M. Carpenter, CPM of Staten Island, NY took the oath of office Monday, February 6, as the 2017 president of the New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR). The association’s inauguration ceremony was held in conjunction with its business meetings at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, NY. She will serve a one-year term in the post.

Ithaca REALTOR Christine ‘CJ’ DelVecchio inaugurated as NYSAR president-elect

Christine “CJ” DelVecchio, CBR, GRI of Ithaca took the oath of office Monday, February 6, as the 2017 president-elect of the New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR). The association’s inauguration ceremony was held in conjunction with its business meetings at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, NY

New York State housing market sets sales record in 2016

Rising 10-percent above last year’s housing market, closed sales of residential properties set a new high-water mark of 130,486 in New York State during 2016, according to the annual housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The statewide median sales price also grew by 2.2 percent in 2016 to reach $235,000.

New Yorkers call on Governor Cuomo and Legislature to assist first-time homebuyers

According to results from a Homeownership Poll conducted by the Siena Research Institute (SRI), 84 percent of New York voters supported the NY First Home proposal that would create a tax-free savings account to help New Yorkers save for a first home. S...

REALTORS ask governor to expand first-time homebuyer incentive

The following is a statement by New York State Association of REALTORS CEO Duncan R. MacKenzie: “The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) and its 52,000 REALTORS encourage Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to consider a more broad-based, robust approach to assisting all our state’s residents in overcoming the barriers to homeownership. We need to invest in as many bright young minds as we can if we are to fully reinvigorate our state’s economy

Record November sales drive NY housing market past 2015 total

A record-setting November market pushed the New York State home sales total to 118,730, surpassing the 2015 annual mark of 116,671, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. Closed home sales s...

New York home sales reach second-highest October total

Home sales in the Empire State dipped slightly from one year ago, but still hit the second highest total on record for October, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The 11,201 closed sales...

New York State home sales up 11 percent through first three quarters of 2016

The Empire State’s housing market has posted an 11-percent jump in home sales though the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The year-to-date statewide median sales price grew 3 percent compared to last year.

Empire State home sales set record in August

Homes sold at a record-setting pace across New York State during August with 13,912 closed sales, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The previous record was 12,938 closed sales in August 2007. The statewide median sales price increased 3.8 percent compared to August 2015.

New York State REALTORS® team up with Suffolk County Habitat for Humanity

As part of its ongoing efforts to foster homeownership opportunities and community involvement throughout the state, the New York State Association of REALTORS® is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County to build a home for a deserving family

New York State housing market strong in July as median selling price continues to...

With 11,736 closed home sales across the Empire state in July, the housing market remained strong despite lagging behind the July 2015 total, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price increased by 8.1 percent compared July 2015.

NY REALTORS, Senator Little, Assemblymember Ramos push for first-time homebuyer savings program

The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) was joined by New York State Senator Betty Little (R-Glens Falls) and Assemblymember Phil Ramos (D-Brentwood) on REALTOR Lobby Day in support of the NY First Home legislative proposal designed to assist New Yorkers in their quest to become first-time homeowners. The program would create a new tax-free savings account to help cover costs associated with the purchase of a first home in the state

17 percent growth in New York State home sales fuels strongest first quarter in...

Three consecutive months of sales growth fueled the best start to the New York State housing market since 2007. According to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS, the 23,932 closed sales in the first q...

New York State’s REALTORS support Gov. Cuomo’s focus on Fair Housing for all

“The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) and its 50,000 REALTORS applaud Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for his newly launched Fair Housing Enforcement Program. New York State’s REALTORS vigorously support the ideal that no one should be discrimin...

Empire State homebuyers drive May sales price growth

The New York statewide median home selling price reached $226,500 in May, an increase of 6.2 percent compared to last May, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. May closed sales declined by...

REALTOR Lobby Day will bring push for tax cap extension

REALTORS from across New York State will travel to Albany on Tuesday, June 9, to show their support for an extension of the state’s successful property tax cap, which has helped make homeownership more affordable for both new and long-time New York h...

New York State sales, median price rise in February

Despite being one of the coldest Februarys in history, the New York State housing market notched gains in both closed sales (2.5 percent) and median sales price (1.3 percent) compared to last February, according to the housing market report released to...

New York State home sales slow in January

Albany, NY – February 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The number of closed home sales in New York State during January dipped by 10.7 percent compared to January 2014, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Asso...

NYS median home sales price holds steady in April

Albany, NY - May 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State median home sales price held steady in April at $215,000 compared to April 2013, while the number of closed sales fell by more than 11 percent compared to a year ago, according to the h...

Harsh winter slows February home sales

Albany, NY - March 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing sales in New York State slowed during February with closed transactions falling by 5.9 percent compared to February 2013, according to the housing market report released today by the New York St...

Empire State home sales, prices climb as inventory continues to fall

Albany, NY - May 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State housing market continued to build on its early 2013 momentum with April gains in closed sales, median price and pending sales, according to the housing market report released today by t...

NY REALTOR boards/associations to participate in Nationwide Open House Weekend

Albany, NY - June 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many local REALTOR boards/associations and their members across New York State and the country will be showing homes to the public as part of a Nationwide Open House Weekend, June 4-5, 2011. Local sellers will be able to showcase their homes and interested buyers will have an opportunity to visit houses in their area without having to make an appointment for a showing.

New York State home sales slow down in November

Albany, NY - December 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York State home sales continued to slow in November, falling by more than 8 percent from October and by nearly 32 percent from the November 2009 sales pace, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The statewide median sales price continued to rebound from a year ago.

New York State housing market sales rise slightly in August; still below year-ago mark

Albany, NY - September 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Statewide sales of existing single-family homes in New York State increased in August from July by 3.7 percent, but remained 30-percent below the August 2009 total, according to the preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

New York State housing market slows after June tax credit sales rush

Albany, NY - August 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Statewide sales of existing single-family homes in New York State fell by 50 percent in July compared to the record-setting June total, which was bolstered by buyers who closed before the then-June 30 federal homebuyer tax credit deadline.

New York State second quarter home sales jump 71 percent from first quarter

Albany, NY - July 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York state housing market continued its strong start to 2010 as second quarter sales, helped by a record-setting June sales total, jumped more than 71 percent from the first quarter, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

New York’s consumers see a bright future for the real estate market

Albany, NY- July 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Association of REALTORS, in partnership with the Siena Research Institute (SRI) released the first-ever quarterly New York State Consumer Real Estate Sentiment scores for the 2010 second quarter.

New York State home sales rise for third straight month

Albany, NY - June 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Statewide sales of existing single-family homes in New York State increased nearly 5 percent in May from April and nearly 13 percent compared to May 2009, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

New York State home sales on the rise as buyers take advantage of federal...

Albany, NY - May 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York state housing market continued to improve as April 2010 sales jumped nearly 20 percent compared to April 2009, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The statewide median sales price also rose by more than 8 percent compared to April 2009.

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