On March 14th at NYS Fair Grounds housing economists from the National Association of REALTORS and the National Home Builders Association met to discuss how the local Syracuse market compares to the National housing market. Over 250 people in attendance heard straight from the experts that those living in Syracuse, NY are "not the National average".
The presentations of the event are at the bottom of this page for download. The event was filmed and will be available soon for view. Click here to watch.
Brought to you by the Greater Syracuse Association of Realtors, the Central New York Home Builders and Remodelers Association and the Central New York Mortgage Bankers Association
Ken Fears is an Economist and Manager, Regional Economics for the Research Division of the National Association of REALTORS®. Mr. Fears specializes in regional economic issues and regularly contributes articles on regional industry trends to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Real Estate Insights and to the Economic and Market Watch Reports. Mr. Fears provides analysis of national and industry economic indicators and comments on their impact to the commercial and residential real estate industries. In addition, he monitors trends in foreign investment in U.S. real estate. Mr. Fears received his B.A. in economics from Syracuse University. Following his undergraduate work, he received a MSc. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Bob Denk is the Assistant Staff Vice President for Forecasting and Analysis at the National Association of Home Builders. His responsibilities include developing econometric models of national, state and metropolitan area housing activity, as well as providing ad hoc analyses on a range of housing sector issues. Mr. Denk has been an economist in Washington DC for over 20 years working in the private, non-profit and government sectors.
Mr. Denk received a B.S. from the College of Social Sciences at Michigan State University and an M.A. in Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Click the below to download the PowerPoint that will be used by Ken Fears during this function.