NAR is second biggest trade group donor to 'Sedition Caucus': Analysis
Donations to lawmakers who voted against certifying the 2020 election results from the National Association of Realtors and Rocket Mortgage clocked in at more than $375K in 2021
News Quiz: Test your knowledge of real estate's biggest stories of 2021
Acquisitions, spats, implosions and brawls: As the year wraps up and real estate professionals wish for the best in 2022, test your knowledge of the biggest real estate stories of 2021
by Inman Dec 31
The top 21 Inman stories of 2021
In a year that seemed like a reprise of 2020 — call it '2020 Light' — the past 12 months have been filled with anxiety. Take a walk down memory lane as Inman reveals its most-read stories of 2021
by Inman Dec 31
Houston MLS adds new Spanish language feature for agents, clients
More than 5,000 Realtors on speak Spanish, according to Houston Association of Realtors
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 22
New court ruling is both victory and defeat for NAR and REX
Discount brokerage's antitrust claims survive after judge concludes REX 'plausibly alleges that Zillow changed its websites because of NAR’s rules'
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 21
John Sebree will be the California Association of Realtors' new CEO
Industry veteran will start new position on Feb. 1, after outgoing CEO Joel Singer retires
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 20
From hate speech to antitrust: The year in MLSs and associations
2021 came with Realtor misbehavior, rising legal and regulatory scrutiny and MLSs becoming tech investors after Zillow's acquisition of ShowingTime
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 17
DOJ, home prices and equality: Brad Inman talks real estate's future
Inman reporters Marian McPherson, Andrea Brambila and Jim Dalrymple discuss coverage of the biggest stories in real estate — and how those stories might chart the industry's path
by Daniel Houston Dec 14
NAR deemed 'Great Place to Work' for 2nd year in a row
Most of the National Association of Realtors' 342 employees have worked at the trade organization for 6 years or more
California Regional MLS launches venture fund, invests in Perchwell
CRMLS CEO Art Carter says the fund will serve agents' and brokers' need for 'high-quality technology that enables them to do their jobs without worrying about how their data gets used'
Nation's largest MLS adds a far-flung neighbor to the north
The Coastal Mendocino Association of Realtors has shut down its own MLS in favor of joining the California Regional MLS
Windermere distances itself from anti-LGBTQ Missoula pastor
Lawyer for Brandon Huber, the agent at the center of the controversy, says ‘Windermere's woke corporate office in Seattle’ unlikely to have an impact on Huber’s status with his local franchise
by Marian McPherson Dec 6
DOJ to appear in court in appeal of pocket listing lawsuit against NAR
The agency, which is currently investigating the trade association's Clear Cooperation Policy, says it's defending its interest in the application of antitrust laws to the real estate industry
'Is the Bible hate speech?' NAR hate speech provision faces first big test
Realtor Brandon Huber is under fire for pulling his church's support of a food bank during Pride Month. Now, the Missoula Organization of Realtors has to determine if it's religious freedom or hate speech
by Marian McPherson Dec 2
Bright MLS welcomes teams into its platform
As teams continue to dominate the real estate industry, the major Mid-Atlantic MLS is launching new tools to help them better track their performance
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 1
'Highly uniform' commissions designed to thwart competition: study
The Consumer Federation of America pushes for an end to the sharing of commissions between listing and buyer brokers to spur price competition