A job — any job that pays the bills — is essential to our financial health. But should the real estate business be considered 'life-sustaining'? And is the risk worth the reward?
Ahead of Tax Day, lawyer and tax expert Jason Holliday explains basic things real estate agents need to know about filing taxes as independent contractors
Jenny Wemert, team lead at Wemert Group Realty, told the audience at Inman Connect New York that 'agents want a home'
The majority of agents are ICs. Understanding what this classification means — and having a solid independent contractor agreement — is crucial for any successful brokerage
Employers must use a state-mandated ABC 'test' to classify workers as an independent contractor
The new bill, which would codify the landmark Dynamex ruling establishing a test to determine worker status, allows real estate agents to be exempt
As law firms target real estate agents with Facebook ads inviting them to join class-action lawsuits against brokerages, California Association of Realtors (CAR) is telling agents not to join
California Assembly Bill 5 is poised to change the rules surrounding independent contractors. But now, it includes an exemption for the real estate industry
Following 2018 California Supreme Court Decision, similar cases expected to hit courts soon. 'We have another case where agent classification is also an issue,' lawyer says
Michael Lissack has filed complaints in 8 states alleging the brokerage's agents should be classified as employees
It would have devastating effects on existing brokerage models that are built on head count and low fees
Cases that could have changed everything -- and what happened in each
The wife of a man killed in the collision argued that the brokerage exercised control over the agent