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Roy Benford is a principled and dedicated leader who would be a valuable asset for any client or organization lucky enough to have him. I've worked closely with Roy for several years on an interfaith non-profit organization board of directors of which he was President, and on several political campaigns over a period of more than a decade. Roy is a hard worker, a natural leader, and very smart. I have also taken real estate advice from Roy that has proved very helpful. I would give him my highest recommendation. Joel Freid
Roy is a community-oriented Realtor who uses his experience to not only help his clients cut through red tape to get a square deal, but is passionate about topics of neighborhood stability and homeownership. If you get Roy as your real estate specialist, you will be fortunate you did. He is experienced, passionate about the work, and compassionate when it comes to his clients! Igor Tregub
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Latest Realty News from NAR

First-time Buyers Steer Existing-Home Sales Higher in September

WASHINGTON (October 20, 2016) — Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in September and were propelled by sales from first-time buyers reaching a 34 percent share, which is a high not seen in over four years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw an increase in closings last month, and distressed sales fell to a new low of 4 percent of the market.

Total existing-home sales 1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, hiked 3... Read More

Five Notable Nuggets from NAR’s Home Buyer and Sellers Survey’s 35-Year History

WASHINGTON (October 18, 2016) – When the first Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers was introduced 35 years ago by the National Association of Realtors®, mortgage rates were over four times higher than they are today and first-time buyers made up a much larger share of overall sales (44 percent). Over time, homebuyer tastes and behaviors have changed, yet many have stayed the same. In anticipation of the 2016 survey release on October 31, NAR has identified five noteworthy real estate trends since the survey’s inception.

NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers... Read More

New REALTOR® Benefits Partner Allows Members to Save on Financial Management Software

WASHINGTON (October 13, 2016) — The National Association of Realtors®, through the REALTOR Benefits® Program, has partnered with Intuit, the global leader in financial management software products, to offer exclusive savings on Intuit's signature products QuickBooks® Self-Employed and TurboTax®.

"The addition of Intuit to the REALTOR Benefits® Program allows NAR to provide our members with access and discounts to world class financial management software products that are well-suited to... Read More

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