Economic Update

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Friday, September 28
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® Headquarters, 8600 E Anderson Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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National and leading economists Dr. Lawrence Yun along with Richard Merritt will address real estate professionals about the national and local economic environment and how it affects the housing market. They will also provide forecasting for these markets. The fundamental knowledge provided by these experts will give insight into the immediate and long-term performance of the real estate business.


Dr. Lawrence Yun
Dr. Yun is responsible for a wide range of research activity for the National Association of REALTORS® including NAR’s Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index, and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report. In addition to providing economic commentary for news outlets including CSPAN’s Washington Journal and Forbes website, Yun participates in several forecasting panels including the Blue Chip Council and the Harvard University Industrial Economist Council.

Richard Merritt, AICP
Mr. Merritt is responsible for management of real estate and economic consulting assignments for Elliott D. Pollack and Company. With more than 25 years in the fields of real estate development and consulting, city planning and project management, he specializes in economic and fiscal impact analysis, real estate market and financial feasibility, and land use analysis. His book, the Arizona Affordable Housing Profile, is a ground-breaking study funded by Housing and Urban Development and the Arizona Department of Housing, which examines the affordability of housing across the state.


$20 per person
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