Opinion
It's not just that the MLS is doing business with one of its customers but also the vendor-customer is now providing core services to its competitors — other MLS customers
by Mitchell Skinner Mar 4
The former private listing network for agents seeks to overturn a ruling that threw out its lawsuit alleging the National Association of Realtors' Clear Cooperation Policy harms competition
Opinion
Although some associations attempt to advocate marginalized voices, the stated intent is often far from the actual impact. Speaking up to seek accountability for authentic justice, equity, diversity and inclusion is what this moment requires from us all
by Lee Davenport Feb 25
The average buyer broker commission rate iBuyers paid when they resold a home fell to 2.5% in 2020 from 2.8% in 2019, according to a new analysis by Redfin
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 25
Sacramento-based MetroList adds four counties to its footprint and members of the Sutter Yuba Association of Realtors MLS gain more exposure to list and sell homes in the region
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 23
ShowingTime has dominated the showing management world for years, but after a recent acquisition, a handful of other players are crowding into the same space
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 22
Listing brokers and agents will not be able to opt out of having the compensation they're offering made public, according to the California Regional MLS
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 12
Members found in violation could receive up to $15,000 fine and termination of membership for up to three years -- but circumstances matter
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 11
The total number of MLSs and local associations declined again in 2020, according to the annual Organized Real Estate 200 list from T3 Sixty
by Patrick Kearns Feb 9
Redfin's brokerage website and mobile application will soon display the amount of compensation being offered to buyers' agents on more than 700,000 listings
by Patrick Kearns Feb 8
Judge says ThePLS.com failed to plausibly allege the National Association of Realtors' Clear Cooperation Policy harms competition and consumers. To the contrary, the policy has 'some plainly pro-competitive aspects'
In a cease-and-desist letter, Zillow accused Datafiniti of improperly using its data. Datafiniti, which also appears to have harvested Redfin data, says it scans info the way Google does
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 2
The move comes in the wake of the agreement between NAR and DOJ concerning Realtor competition
by Patrick Kearns Jan 29
A new lawsuit filed earlier this week sits in stark contrast to 3 previous homeseller suits that allege commission sharing between cooperating brokers inflates seller costs
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 29
At Inman Connect, Courtney Poulos, broker-owner at ACME Real Estate, criticized NAR's pocket listing policy, which she said benefits large brokerages like Zillow and Compass at the expense of independent firms
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 26
Realtors convicted of a 'felony or crime involving moral turpitude' may be subject to discipline under membership rule
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 22