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Front Page - Friday, August 10, 2018

NAR chief economist to speak at Economic Outlook Luncheon

Greater Chattanooga Realtors and The Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga will co-host the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown for their members, local businesses and community leaders.

The event, which will begin at 11:30 a.m., will feature National Association of Realtors Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research Lawrence Yun, Ph.D. as keynote speaker.

Yun will discuss recent developments in the national and local housing market and how those developments will impact the Chattanooga region’s economy. Yun also will provide insight for the direction of home prices in the next 12 to 24 months.

Yun oversees a wide range of research activity for the NAR, including the Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report.

Yun also creates NAR’s forecasts and participates in many economic forecasting panels, including the Blue Chip Council and the Harvard University Industrial Economist Council.

He appears regularly on financial news outlets, is a frequent speaker at real estate conferences throughout the United States and has testified before Congress.

Yun appears often as a guest on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal,’’ and is a regular guest columnist on the Forbes website.

A capacity crowd is expected. Advanced tickets are required and available for purchase through Greater Chattanooga Realtors by calling 423 698-8001 or email info@gcar.net.

Source: GCR