FTC ramps up actions against real estate

Agency to discuss 7 law enforcement actions this week

The Federal Trade Commission today announced a “real estate competition sweep” that includes seven law enforcement actions.

Jeff Schmidt, director of the FTC’s Competition Bureau, will discuss the actions during a Thursday press conference, according to an announcement at the agency’s Web site. The event will be held at the agency’s Washington, D.C., headquarters.

The announcement does not specify what types of actions the FTC is taking.