'It's sort of a free-for-all,' one speaker said at Tuesday's Council of Multiple Listing Services event in Washington, DC. 'We have people coming in and looting in the industry.'
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 15
The company that screens prospective renters may have erroneously matched innocent persons with criminal records, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission
by Veronika Bondarenko | Oct 18
The real estate giant balked at Upstream's 'unreasonable restrictions' on listing data and CAR's 'refusal to negotiate'
by Andrea V. Brambila | Aug 3
Real estate trade group condemns tech giant for the same practices its member agents and brokers engage in
by Andrea V. Brambila | Aug 2
The final date to submit comments on the industry's competitiveness to the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission is Tuesday
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jul 30
Daniel Castro of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation and Scott Petronis of eXp Realty hashed out what open data means in real estate last week at ICSF
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jul 27
MLSs also request FTC and DOJ not use them to publicize commission rates
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jun 18
Opinion
Real estate disruptors are just beginning to rewrite the industry’s constitution in a way that the real estate business has not faced before. Long-standing protocols are threatened, fundamentally altering the industry
by Brad Inman | Jun 14
Panels covered listing data tech, brokerage business models and government regulations
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jun 13
Suspicious email that ends in 'elon.edu' is claiming to be NAR in an attempt to steal members' information
by Patrick Kearns | May 31
Antitrust attorney David Kully and open data advocate Daniel Castro share insights into DOJ and FTC's upcoming examination of real estate competition
by Emma Hinchliffe | May 2
Federal regulators will live stream event, public is invited to weigh in on antitrust with comments now
by Andrea V. Brambila | Apr 6
Think tank ITIF’s public forum will explore ways to make the industry more competitive
by Andrea V. Brambila | Apr 3
Trade group addresses worries over real estate competition
by Andrea V. Brambila | Feb 19
Joint DOJ-FTC antitrust workshop to be held sometime in the spring
by Andrea V. Brambila | Feb 9