Realtor track record on antitrust

Industry fights anticompetitive allegations

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When word got out last week that the U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors over its new policy for online property listings, the powerful trade group was quick to respond.

“We believe the new (Internet Listings Display) policy is fair, pro-consumer, pro-competitive and accommodates innovation,” NAR announced in a written statement.