Greater Chattanooga Realtors and The Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga will co-host theannual Economic Outlook LuncheononTuesday, Aug. 14at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown and Trade Center for its members, local businesses, and community leaders.
The event, which will begin at11:30 a.m., will feature the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research, Lawrence Yun, Ph.D. as this years keynote speaker.
Dr. Yun will discuss recent developments in the national and local housing market and how those developments will impact the Chattanooga regions economy. Dr. Yun will provide insight for Chattanoogas real estate market and the direction of home prices in the next 12 to 24 months. In addition, Dr. Yun will review past housing cycles and low oil/strong dollar impact to forecast Chattanoogas economy and housing market.
Dr. Yunoversees and is responsible for a wide range of research activity for the association including NARs Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index, and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report. Dr. Yun creates NARs forecasts and participates in many economic forecasting panels, among them 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 ...