NAR governance overhaul shifts power dynamic among top leaders
The trade group changed the composition and qualifications of its board of directors and Executive Committee with the aim of making itself more nimble, efficient, and transparent
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 17
NAR's leadership team is majority-female for the first time ever
Leslie Rouda Smith follows in her father's footsteps as NAR's 2022 president as turnover within the group's leadership team veered toward women for the first time since its founding in 1908
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 17
National Association of Realtors passes listing attribution policy
Three-quarters of the National Association of Realtors' directors voted to require display of listing broker contact information on agent and broker websites
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
NAR approves display of buyer broker commissions
Two-thirds of the trade group's directors voted in favor of allowing brokers and agents to share buyer broker compensation on their websites
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
Simone Biles to Realtors: 'You're more than your work'
At NAR's annual conference, the four-time Olympic gold medalist said 'it's OK to not be OK'
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
Display of Confederate flag violates hate speech ethics policy: NAR
Professional Standards Committee passes case interpretation after intense debate
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
NAR buyer broker commission policy moves ahead after close vote
After vigorous debate at the trade group's multiple listing service committee, the proposal heads to the National Association of Realtors' board of directors on Monday
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
Listing agents dropped from NAR's controversial attribution proposal
A requirement to display listing firm contact information 'at least as prominently as any other contact information' was stricken from the proposal, which passed on Saturday
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 15
NAR relies on the dictionary in its latest volley against the DOJ
Trade group contends the antitrust regulator never closed its previous investigations into NAR's pocket listing and buyer broker commission rules
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 13
NAR: Closing the racial wealth gap has to be a Realtor priority
Trade group's outgoing president Charlie Oppler says, 'Diversity has to be our culture'
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 12
LeadingRE retracts support of NAR listing attribution proposal
After broker feedback, indie brokerage network says its updated stance is 'neutral'
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 12
RE/MAX urges NAR to reject listing attribution proposal entirely
Real estate franchisor says giving the listing brokerage equal billing would cause consumer confusion
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 11
Tennessee MLS Realtracs debuts new showing service
Realtracs Showings comes amid an ongoing race to build alternatives to ShowingTime, which Zillow acquired earlier this year
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 11
Houston Association of Realtors debuts home showing platform
Starting Thursday, HAR's 45,000 members can schedule and manage home showings through ShowingSmart. A mobile app will be available early 2022
by Marian McPherson Nov 11
North Carolina Regional MLS expands footprint
The multiple listing service is teaming up with the Albemarle Area Association of Realtors, which will extend its reach to dozens of new cities and towns in North Carolina
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 11
Zillow, Realogy push for NAR listing agent attribution
Some MLSs are 'strongly opposed' to requiring the display of listing agents in addition to listing brokerages
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 10