Redfin leaves NAR — and calls on its brokers and agents to follow suit
In a message to employees on Monday, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman cited NAR's harassment scandal and other grievances as reasons for calling on 1,800 Realtors to cancel memberships
by Ben Verde Oct 2
NAR notches loss as appeals court revives pocket listing antitrust suit
Top Agent Network's case against the National Association of Realtors' Clear Cooperation Policy will move forward after the Ninth Circuit court ruled to overturn a lower court ruling on Monday
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 29
As NAR searches for its next CEO, here's how it spends member dues
An Intel analysis of the National Association of Realtors' nonprofit tax filings between 2004 and 2021 reveals just how much the trade group pays its top executives and leadership team
Chamber of Commerce goes to bat for NAR in face of 'unfair' DOJ probe
In a 'friend of the court' brief, the Chamber said the government should have to keep its promise to not investigate the National Association of Realtors' commission and pocket listing policies
'Alarming': NAR slams DOJ effort to resume commission investigation
In a new brief, NAR claims the DOJ's argument for resuming its probe would 'destabilize the law.' The agency has sought to overturn an earlier ruling that quashed a request for more information
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 26
Suit accuses NAR and its president of sexual, racial discrimination
The suit claims NAR fired a Black employee after she broke off a relationship with then-president-elect Kenny Parcell. NAR said it rejects the claims
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 28
NAR membership dues would rise with inflation under new proposal
To cover an expected budget deficit, the National Association of Realtors' Finance Committee has proposed aligning dues with the Consumer Price Index, increasing the likelihood of annual hikes
DOJ appeals NAR win in probe of commission, pocket listing rules
The antitrust enforcer wants a higher court to overturn a ruling that limits its investigation into the Realtor trade group's Participation Rule and Clear Cooperation Policy
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 28
Facade Flags Justice Department Building Washington DC
In an amicus brief the antitrust enforcer argues that a lower court incorrectly tossed a case filed by Top Agent Network over the National Association of Realtors' pocket listing policy
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 14
Nearly two-thirds of brokerage sites aren't displaying commissions
Consumer Federation of America: Despite an NAR rule change, only Redfin displays buyer-agent compensation in virtually all of the major cities examined
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 16
Federal court rules in favor of NAR in longtime DOJ probe
District court judge sets aside US Department of Justice 2021 demand for information from the National Association of Realtors on buyer broker commission and pocket listing rules
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 26
US Supreme Court denies NAR petition in pocket listing case
The nation's highest court will not be weighing in on whether the real estate trade group's Clear Cooperation Policy violates antitrust laws. The case proceeds in a lower court
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 10
Court deals blow to NAR, KW, Anywhere in commission suit
Judge denied requests filed by NAR, Anywhere, Keller Williams, RE/MAX and HomeServices of America, allowing Sitzer/Burnett case to continue toward new October trial date
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 19
The PLS to Supreme Court: Deny NAR petition in pocket listing suit
In a new brief, the former pocket listing service argues NAR limited competition to its Realtor-affiliated MLSs 'by conspiring to destroy the livelihood of any dissenting real estate agent'
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 12
Tropical Storm Nicole plunges NAR conference guests into uncertainty
As Nicole carves its path, likely thousands of Realtors have had flights canceled and are unable to reschedule, waiting to see if their reservations hold or exploring travel alternatives