Judge locks in DOJ v. NAR settlement

Case draws to a close after 3-year battle

Settlement of an antitrust lawsuit that the federal government filed three years ago against the nation’s largest real estate trade organization is now final.

U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Kennelly this week approved a settlement in the U.S. v. National Association of Realtors case, which was originally filed in September 2005 and amended in October 2005.