Antitrust lawyers expect Realtor-DOJ case to settle

Complaint against trade group is 'classic case'

It’s not surprising that the federal government sued the National Association of Realtors over alleged antitrust violations – trade groups can be a breeding ground for anticompetitive activities, and Realtors have clashed with regulators before on antitrust issues, say legal experts, adding that it won’t be surprising if an agreement is reached before the lawsuit goes to trial.

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