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
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
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
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
Opinion
The best thing you can do is believe in your strengths as an indie broker and get rid of the perception that you cannot compete with franchise brokers
by Erica Ramus Nov 22
Opinion
The changes adopted Monday are an example of how NAR works toward positive change in real estate, says immediate past president Charlie Oppler, and doing the right thing is a 'responsibility we take very seriously'
by Charlie Oppler Nov 17
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
Inman founder Brad Inman shares how venture capitalists and tech giants have changed the industry and what agents can do to stay relevant in the future
by Marian McPherson Oct 27
Opinion
In response to the Department of Justice hitting back against a petition from the National Association of Realtors, NAR president Charlie Oppler urged the DOJ to honor their agreement, calling for fair markets, fair housing and a fair chance for small businesses
by Charlie Oppler Oct 22
Catch up quickly on the most significant stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's this week's Inman Top 5
by Inman Oct 22
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
The Council of Multiple Listing Services panelists warned real estate leaders and MLS members, 'It's better to be part of the process ... than having the rules written for you'
Brokerage backed by Chris Christie and Jeb Bush says agent steering by commission should 'shock the conscience' of anyone interested in equity in housing
Opinion
Whether it’s government intervention or voluntary innovation, as the DOJ vs. NAR battle shows, change is coming to the industry. Consumers are asking for it. Agents and brokers who choose innovation over resistance and do right by clients will be the ones who thrive
by Johnny Hanna Oct 4