NAR's attorney says The PLS is trying to 'have their cake and eat it too' by claiming brokers are both the victims and the perpetrators of the Clear Cooperation Policy
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 21
Discount brokerage says, 'Oregon failed to show any reason why consumers should be forced to pay thousands of dollars more to buy homes'
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 12
Realogy says it believes in buyer agents and cooperative compensation, but not in forcing brokers to enter a commission amount to list in a multiple listing service
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 11
On Thursday, Realogy Brokerage Group CEO M. Ryan Gorman shared the company's stance on the National Association of Realtors' Participation Rule, saying, 'There’s no reason why an offer of compensation needs to be a mandatory requirement for a home to be listed in the MLS .' Mostly, real estate agents disagreed
by Marian McPherson Jan 7
Realogy is publicly calling on the National Association of Realtors to kill a requirement that listing brokers offer commissions to buyer brokers in order to submit listings to MLSs
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
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
Judge said discount brokerage had made 'compelling arguments' that law hurts consumers and artificially inflates home prices, but that states are immune from federal antitrust laws
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 10
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
The National Association of Realtors' legal team says members can help the trade group fight its antitrust war while the association fends off the DOJ, REX and various commission lawsuits
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 18
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
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
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and former NFL quarterback Drew Brees to speak at Realtors Conference & Expo in San Diego, plus much, much more
In court filings, regulator says rules 'restrict how real estate agents can market properties, dictate how real estate commissions are set, and impede commission negotiations'
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 19
The trade group will weigh whether to require multiple listing services to allow agents and brokers to display buyer agent compensation, but it won't consider change to lockbox policy
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 15