How much did NAR get for realtor.com last year?

  • Move Inc. has paid the National Association of Realtors $9 million in license fees the last five years for the right to operate realtor.com.
  • Under their agreement, Move operates the site on behalf of NAR and gets to make money from the site in exchange.
  • The license fees Move pays NAR go into enforcing NAR's rules on the site, according to NAR CEO Dale Stinton.

Think real estate agent and broker dues help keep the lights on at realtor.com? Think again. News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. has paid the National Association of Realtors $9 million for the right to operate realtor.com in the last five years — nearly $2 million every year.