Existing-home sales rebound, up 3 percent in February
Sales of homes came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.54 million units, compared to 5.38 million in January, according to NAR
by Jotham ​Sederstrom | Mar 21
NAR wants permanent tax relief for distressed homeowners
Trade org urges Congress to reinstate expired exclusion preventing forgiven mortgage debt from being taxed as income
by Jotham ​Sederstrom | Mar 15
California Regional MLS gets 'aggressive' about expansion
Nation's largest multiple listing service takes on new territories, says a single source of property data in the Golden State is for the industry's own good
by Andrea V. Brambila | Mar 15
Listing Bits: Backing ambitious real estate initiatives
Victor Lund's willingness to advocate for industry change
by Greg Robertson | Mar 15
NAR says Dodd-Frank Reform bill would be good for housing
Trade org cheers proposed revisions to Fannie and Freddie credit score models and lending rule clarifications in legislation expected to pass the Senate soon
by Jotham ​Sederstrom | Mar 14
Where NAR spends its multimillions in lobbying
We took a close look at political candidates and causes that get the most money from the real estate trade group and found some surprises
by Andrea V. Brambila | Mar 13
Leadership Lens: Work on being indispensable
Denee Evans, CEO of CMLS offers her thoughts on the future of real estate leadership
by Matthew Shadbolt | Mar 9
NAR says it's in 'active discussions' with tech giants
Trade group teases talks with three of the four 'FANG' companies — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google — but remains tight-lipped on details
by Andrea V. Brambila | Mar 8
NAR fights for rule to potentially offer health care plan
The trade group is weighing in on a regulation proposed in January that could pave the way for it to create an association health plan for its members.
Will NAR crackdown force MLSs to play by the rules?
Trade group put some 90 MLSs on notice to comply with required data standards
by Andrea V. Brambila | Feb 27
Why ‘MLS of Choice’ isn’t much of a choice
How can we improve on it and make it the true foundation of cross-market insight?
by Cameron Paine | Feb 27
Remine expands reach to Chicago MLS
The predictive data platform that tracks unlisted properties is adding another major market in the Midwest
by Emma Hinchliffe | Feb 20
NAR says it won't turn back the clock on antitrust
Trade group addresses worries over real estate competition
by Andrea V. Brambila | Feb 19
Why associations need to consciously uncouple from MLSs
There's more value to be had than providing just one service
by Clint Skutchan | Feb 16
10 minimum standards every MLS should adopt
At the very least, let's finally start the conversation
by Cameron Paine | Feb 8