Andrea's Stories

The ongoing, controversial debate surrounding pocket listings finds some resolution, with NAR voting to make addresses immediately available to other MLS subscribers. Here are the details.
May 14
US Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, discussed making deals across the aisle at the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference
May 14
Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR, reports that the GDP is back to its pre-pandemic peak, consumers are ready to spend their stimulus checks and single-family housing starts are ramping up
May 13
At the Realtors Legislative Meetings, Mara Liasson and Van Jones talked polarization, bipartisanship and the issues that could get Republicans and Democrats to work together
May 13
'Vast majority' of Clear Cooperation Policy complaints turn out not to be in violation
May 11
Lawsuits alleging that NAR rules regarding multiple listing services prop up commissions that inflate buyer and seller costs keep proliferating
May 11
Trade group says agents and brokers want to avoid MLS policies and rules, but are taking on major risks
May 10
Proposal now moves to the National Association of Realtors' board of directors, but bitterness over the Clear Cooperation Policy's office exclusives exemption lingers
May 10