Realtors association should unleash Realtor.com

Opinion: Unwise restrictions make business model unprofitable

The National Association of Realtors is considering whether to allow Homestore to add a referral-fee-based business model, according to a number of real estate brokers, including Steve Baird of Chicago-based Baird and Warner, who said as much at a real estate conference in Denver last week.

The idea is indeed a good one. NAR should lighten up about Realtor.com.