Encryption, inequality and 'Zero DOM': 6 pocket listing takeaways
Inman took a deep dive into pocket listings, which continue to polarize the real estate industry long after many thought the practice would disappear
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 5
NAR on historic apology: It wasn't just 'bad agents' who discriminated
Bryan Greene, NAR's vice president of advocacy policy: 'We feel we owe a debt and that the future prosperity of our industry and the economy depend on us doing this work'
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 11
NAR fills out advocacy team, touts it as 'the envy of Washington'
Bryan Greene, Helen Devlin and Joe Harris are moving up the ranks of the 1.4 million-member trade group's lobbying operation
NAR apologizes for 'shameful' past housing discrimination
The trade organization also launched a free interactive training platform, Fairhaven, where agents can walk in the shoes of a client experiencing discrimination
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 20
NAR looks forward to 'centrist public policy' under Joe Biden
NAR expects new administration will restore fair housing rules and support bipartisan legislation related to minority homeownership, first-time homebuyers and housing supply
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 13
Schools front and center in NAR anti-steering strategy
The 1.4 million-member trade group says it will help create more accurate third-party information on school quality beyond test scores
For agents in Newsday investigation, steering was a service
At Realtors Conference & Expo, NAR consultant and investigative reporter Bill Dedman discussed what housing discrimination looks like now and why it continues
NAR to launch self-testing program to root out agent discrimination
At Realtors Conference & Expo, the trade group said the program would be a way to 'get ahead' of fair housing problems 'often hidden from view'
How MLSs can foster and advance fair housing
The Council of MLSs is forming a task force to explore the role MLSs can play in stamping out housing discrimination. Panelists at CMLS's annual conference had some ideas
9 questions about Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, answered
Three fair housing experts explain everything real estate professionals need to know about President Trump and his new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule
by Marian McPherson Sep 8
FHA homeowners have the most to lose during economic upheaval
Three chief economists share how FHA homeowners have been disproportionately impacted by 2020's coronavirus-induced unemployment boom and what it means for next year's market
by Marian McPherson Sep 4
NAR promotes Andréa Moore to VP of diversity, inclusion
The human resources exec will be responsible for the 1.4 million-member association's internal diversity and inclusion strategies
by Patrick Kearns Aug 12