Realogy calls for NAR rule change on listing broker attribution
Real estate brokerage giant says 'many listing search websites misdirect consumers by obfuscating display of a property’s listing firm'
Largest MLS in nation signs off on slew of big changes to listings
California Regional MLS, which boasts more than 108,000 subscribers, has instituted changes on how listing agents and brokers appear on online listing pages
Federal judge denies NAR, Zillow's motion to end REX lawsuit
Federal Judge Thomas Zilly said REX Real Estate's antitrust allegations against NAR and Zillow are 'plausible' in an order on Thursday. NAR said it will continue to defend itself against REX's claims
by Marian McPherson Sep 3
North Carolina Regional MLS expands to dozens of new cities
A series of new partnerships will extend NCRMLS's reach to 361 communities in North Carolina. It will also serve more than 10,000 real estate professionals
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 31
RentSpree teams up with LA-based multiple listing service
The partnership should give more than 16,000 Southern California agents easy access to RentSpree's technology
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 26
'The American dream has changed': Feather wins NAR 'Pitch Battle'
The furniture rental startup was one of 12 contestants to go head-to-head in a 'Pitch Battle' hosted by NAR’s for-profit investment subsidiary, Second Century Ventures
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 19
Court calls Top Agent Network 'anticompetitive,' tosses NAR suit
Judge voiced concerns that the Clear Cooperation Policy could have anticompetitive effects but suggested TAN was the wrong plaintiff to bring suit
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 18
12 startups vie for $15K at NAR's 'Pitch Battle' for real estate tech
Contestants offered tools for staging, rentals, listing presentations, keeping up with clients post-close, real estate development, affordable housing, risk assessment and accounting
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 17
NAR to federal court in REX case: Ignore the DOJ
REX calls out NAR for alleged 'false assertions,' while NAR alleges REX is blaming others for its 'business shortcomings' and that 'consumers are not interested' in REX's services
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 17
Industry vet Russ Cofano signs on as real estate marketing startup CEO
Cofano will lead Collabra Technology as it prepares to debut a new, tech-infused marketing platform
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 11
DOJ intervenes in REX antitrust suit against NAR and Zillow
The federal agency says NAR can't use a 2008 consent decree to shield itself from investigation of its rules
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 10
Rocket Homes hiring in-house agents, launching iBuyer program
Rocket Cos., the parent company of the nation's biggest mortgage lender, plans to get into the iBuyer and real estate brokerage business through its Rocket Homes subsidiary
by Matt Carter Aug 10
Home prices show signs of leveling off for first time in months
After five consecutive months of record home prices, the market appears to be plateauing, according to several key indicators
by Daniel Houston Aug 9
Here's the tech real estate agents wish their brokerages offered
Cyber security and lead generation topped the list of tech tools agents wished their brokerages offered, according to a new National Association of Realtors study
Homes listed in the MLS sell faster and for nearly 17% more: Study
Bright MLS looked at 442,829 home sales across its 6-state Mid-Atlantic footprint that sold over a 24-month period
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 30
22 common ways agents violate the Realtor Code of Ethics
Broker and ethics hearing officer Barbara Betts details the ways agents misrepresent themselves and the transaction, sometimes inadvertently
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 27