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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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Salvatore I. Prividera Jr.
Director of Communications
and Marketing

Phone: 518.463.0300
Fax: 518.462.5474

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 homeowners.

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 today by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

New York State home sales slow in January

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 Association of REALTORS

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 housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. Sales dropped 1.8 percent compared to the start of 2013

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 State Association of REALTORS. The statewide median sales price continued its growth trend, increasing by nearly 7 percent compared to last February.

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 the New York State Association of REALTORS. April 2013 closed sales for existing single-family homes, townhomes and condos were up 8.5 percent compared to April 2012, while the median price and pending sales rose 10 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Year-to-date closed sales are 5.4 percent ahead of the first four months of 2012

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.

New York State first quarter home sales up nearly 18 percent from the 2009...

Albany, NY - April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York state housing market continued its strong start to 2010 compared to a year ago as first quarter sales were up nearly 18 percent compared to the 2009 first quarter, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

REALTOR boards/associations across New York State participate in Nationwide Open House Weekend

Albany, NY - April 5, 2010 - (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, April 10-11, 2010. 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 continue to post gains compared to 2009

Albany, NY - March 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York state housing market continued to post double-digit sales gains compared to a year ago as February 2010 sales jumped 13.2 percent compared to February 2009, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

January 2010 New York State home sales up 11 percent from year ago

Albany, NY - February 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York state housing market posted an improved start to 2010 compared to the beginning of last year with sales increasing by 11 percent compared to January 2009, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

Governor’s cuts to MTA payroll tax do not go far enough

Albany, NY - February 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. David A. Paterson’s proposed cuts to the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax in his 21-day budget amendments are inadequate and New York’s 54,000 REALTORS strongly oppose shifting the cost to workers and businesses from one part of the MTA region to another.

New York housing market finishes strong in ’09 fueled by solid second half

Albany, NY - January 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fueled by a recovery in the second half of the year, statewide sales of existing single-family homes in New York State rebounded from a double-digit deficit in the first half of the year to finish only 3.2-percent behind the 2008 total.

New York statewide November home sales up 34 percent compared to November 2008

Albany, NY - December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Statewide sales of existing single-family homes in New York State jumped 34 percent in November 2009, compared to November 2008, according to preliminary existing single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

New York home sales up nearly 8 percent in October

Albany, NY - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Driven by buyers wanting to close before the anticipated first-time homebuyer tax credit deadline, October sales jumped nearly 8 percent from the previous month and nearly 6 percent compared to October 2008, according to preliminary existing single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

Second quarter housing market grows 55 percent; June New York State home sales up...

Albany, NY - July 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State housing market continued to show positive sales growth as the second quarter came to a close, fueled by a 30-percent increase in statewide sales between May and June, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS. Statewide existing single-family sales also posted a 55-percent increase in the 2009 second quarter compared to the first three months of the year.

New York State housing market posts monthly sales gains for third consecutive month

Albany, NY - June 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The New York State housing market posted sales gains for the third consecutive month with an 11-percent increase in closed sales of existing single-family homes in May compared to April, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

REALTORS converge upon Albany to advocate for property tax relief, home buying incentives

Albany, NY - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Members of the New York State Association of REALTORS will gather at the state Capitol tomorrow to impress upon their representatives in Albany the need for property tax relief, home buying incentives and number of other pro-homeownership initiatives.

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