NAR 2022 Snapshot of Race and Home Buying in America

Since 2006, 2021 was the best year for the real estate market in the last 15 years. Home purchases surged over the past year in an abnormal way. Even though home prices hit record highs eroding affordability, the housing market outperformed. The main driver of this booming housing market was record-low mortgage rates, as the interest rate on a mortgage has a direct impact on the size of a mortgage payment. Higher rates increase mortgage payments while higher rates typically reduce the amount of money that people can borrow.


National Flood Insurance Program Preparedness Toolkit Now Available

Congress recently passed a continuing resolution to fund the government and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through March 11th while lawmakers negotiate a longer-term funding deal.

With flooding being the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, REALTORS® play an important role as an information resource regarding flood preparedness for current and potential homeowners.


GMAR 2021 Awardees Presented at the Annual Membership Meeting

This year’s recipient has served the REALTOR® organization at GMAR, Michigan REALTORS®, and NAR with great distinction. He is also a founding member of the Young Professionals Network at GMAR. He has made an incredible impact on where GMAR is today and where GMAR is going for many years to come.

Please help us congratulate GMAR’s 2021 Realtor® of the Year, Christopher Ayers

Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors® Installs 2022 Leadership

SOUTHFIELD (November 19, 2021) – Teri Spiro was installed as 2022 president of the Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors® during GMAR's 2021 Annual Membership Meeting. 

Teri Spiro was GMAR's 2021 President-Elect and 2020 Treasurer. She's an RPAC Hall of Famer 3 times over and highly respected in the industry. Teri has years of experience and adheres to a collaborative approach to leadership. Steering our Association into the following year, 2022 President Teri Spiro will keep us between the navigational beacons!