When the bottom fell out of the U.S. economy last year, many of us expected the housing market to follow. We certainly did not expect it to hold its own, but that’s exactly what happened.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) immediately took control, designing a safety plan to protect home sellers, buyers, and agents. Rather than traditional in-person showings, Realtors ramped up online showings. Others, including mortgage lenders, home inspectors, and title companies, conducted business via the internet as though it had always been done that way.