Trade group's president accuses commission detractors of duplicity 'for a payout' under the guise of protecting consumers
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 18
Real estate commissions are inflated by as much as $50B per year due to the lack of price competition created by having listing brokers set co-op fees for buyer brokers, according to the report in the Berkeley Business Law Journal
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 12
Broker and ethics hearing officer Barbara Betts detailed the ways agents misrepresent themselves and the transaction, sometimes inadvertently
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 24
A signed buyer representation agreement solidifies the partnership between you and your client, while protecting them during the buying process
by John Giffen May 17
The brokerage and a Massachusetts government agency say they are working together to ensure Redfin Direct buyers get a mandatory form that had been previously excluded
by Andrea V. Brambila May 31
Redfin Direct, the tech brokerage’s new service available in Boston, doesn’t provide buyers a required state form. But Redfin says it provides an even ‘more comprehensive’ one
by Andrea V. Brambila May 22
4 plaintiffs allege signatures on statutory disclosure form Houlihan Lawrence included in its legal filing are phony
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 30
Lawsuit against New York brokerage Houlihan Lawrence takes a new twist, with anonymous letters alleging the firm was paying 'secret kickbacks' to its 1,300 agents
Panelists at Inman Connect San Francisco reflect on strategies for maintaining the financial and emotional health of clients for the long-term
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 20
Glenn Kelman discusses his brokerage's new listing attribution proposal, pocket listings, the inventory shortage and more in our exclusive interview
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 27
The hi-tech brokerage thinks NAR should require websites to display a specific type of link back to brokers, changing how Zillow and realtor.com work
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 27
Is what is in the best interest of NAR also in the best interest of local associations?
by Andrea V. Brambila May 17
NAR's Melanie Wyne and industry attorney Mitch Skinner discuss federal regulators' concerns ahead of June real estate competition workshop
by Andrea V. Brambila May 16
CEO of high-tech brokerage says open access to listings would be a 'tragedy of the commons'
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 10
Court finds that Douglas Elliman competitor William Raveis Real Estate 'schemed' to steal top producers
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 27