Indiana real estate measure irks DOJ, Angie

Consumer-review company seeks changes to new law

A company that operates an online database with consumer reviews of local contractors is lobbying against new real estate laws that require licensees to perform a specific set of services for clients.

Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List, seeks to change a law enacted July 1 in Indiana and block similar legislation in Michigan. Hicks said in a statement that the Indiana law “is anticompetitive and limits the choices consumers have for selling their home.