Beyond intent: What agents get wrong about fair housing
Fair housing isn't just about what you mean to do. It's also about the effect your action (or lack thereof) have on hopeful homeowners
by Lee Davenport Nov 29
Here's how to put the commission lawsuits in the rearview mirror
The most critical issue for those not currently involved in commission litigation is how to proceed in light of the preliminary approval of the Anywhere and RE/MAX settlements
by Bernice Ross Nov 28
Georgia homesellers file yet another antitrust commission suit
The Georgia suit accuses NAR and major real estate companies of conspiring to keep commissions high. It's also the latest in a string of new cases following the Sitzer | Burnett verdict
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 28
Focus on fundamentals: Clients, communication, compliance
According to compliance expert Summer Goralik, it's time to ask important questions, adopt new business protocols and engage in different types of conversations or scripts with clients
by Summer Goralik Nov 27
NAR put on a brave face at NXT, but accountability is on the way
More must be done to keep agents from paying for the National Association of Realtors' mistakes, NAR Accountability Project founder Jason Haber writes upon the conclusion of recent NAR NXT
by Jason Haber Nov 27
NAR installs President Tracy Kasper, other leaders for 2024
The trade group installed its 2024 leadership during its annual NAR NXT conference. Kasper started her term 3 months early, after the resignation of former president Kenny Parcell
by Marian McPherson Nov 20
NAR directors confront power shift as executive committee steps up
At a Friday board meeting, a member of NAR's board of directors predicted 'less authority' in 2024 as the embattled trade group's growing Executive Committee shoulders more responsibility
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 20
Have a take on today's market, or what's to come in 2024? Inman Intel is listening!
Please add your voice to the Triple-I, the real estate industry's most ambitious monthly survey
by Chris LeBarton Nov 20
8 things to remember amid market and consumer upheaval
Right now, agents are feeling overwhelmed by potential changes post-Sitzer. Coach Darryl Davis offers wisdom and action steps to shore up your business for the tumultuous market ahead
by Darryl Davis Nov 18
Sitzer | Burnett defendants bulk up lawyer bench to prep for appeal
The National Association of Realtors and Keller Williams have hired former US solicitors general to help them beat back the multibillion-dollar verdict
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 17
NAR won't use lobbying chops for 'legislative fix' to commission suits
At a forum for reps of 50 large brokerage firms, The Realty Alliance CEO Craig Cheatham asked why the nearly 1.6M-member trade group can't use its political influence for an 'existential threat'
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 16
Up your game with these hot tips from NAR's buyer and seller data
NAR’s 2023 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers has just been released and it’s packed with insights that can help you take your business to the next level in 2024
by Bernice Ross Nov 16
From Australia to Anaheim, proptechs test models at NAR NXT
ListAssist, BoxBrownie, Sensor Global and Openn are attending NXT under the umbrella of NAR Reach Australia-New Zealand, a tech-focused advocacy organization and product accelerator
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 15
NAR: 'We have many grounds' to appeal the Sitzer | Burnett verdict
The National Association of Realtors laid out its arguments to overturn the ruling Tuesday. The plaintiffs' attorney said if the trade group doesn't change, it risks an injunction and DOJ wrath
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
New bombshell lawsuit targets Texas Realtor orgs, local teams
A homebuilder and holding company filed the case Monday. But unlike other suits against NAR, this one lists the Texas Association of Realtors and other local organizations as defendants
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 14
NAR will argue for 'complete reversal' of Sitzer | Burnett verdict
The National Association of Realtors' legal team on Monday blamed the ruling on the judge. The plaintiffs' attorney, meanwhile, said NAR hadn't 'learned anything' from its 'resounding defeat'
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 14