NAR pushes back on harassment claim amid growing agent backlash
The National Association of Realtors tapped an independent law firm to investigate sexual and racial harassment allegations, ultimately choosing to 'reject' claims made by a former employee
And the cheapest state to buy a home is…
Illinois is the cheapest state to purchase a home, due to a study by California-based boutique brokerage RubyHome. The study focuses on the income-to-sale price ratios for each state
by Marian McPherson Apr 28
Slew of Lansing area teams moves from Coldwell Banker to RE/MAX
The 4 teams that have moved to RE/MAX Real Estate Professionals Okemos since December represent about 20 real estate agents and staff and nearly $150M in average annual sales volume
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 20
Florida home of Kitty Litter and Tidy Cat founder lists for $15M
Long River Ranch spans 1,025 acres in Arcadia. Edward Lowe and his wife, Darlene Lowe, kept part-time residence there while maintaining a residence in their home state of Michigan
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 22
The top 10 most affordable American cities to retire to in 2022
Despite significant roadblocks, there are still plenty of places you can retire affordably and satisfyingly across the country. Here's the list compiled by a new report from
by Ben Verde Aug 1
'Smurf' house goes viral after blue roof gets moment in the spotlight
The electric blue shingled roof atop the Michigan mansion turned out to be its quirkiest feature
by Ben Verde May 23
@properties expands franchise operations to Washington, D.C.
RLAH Real Estate will become the latest in a growing number of @properties franchises. The company will also be the first @properties franchise on the East Coast
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 5
The Agency launches first Midwest franchise in Birmingham, Michigan
The Birmingham office marks The Agency's 32nd franchise to date, in which local firm Hall & Hunter will join with The Agency to form The Agency Hall & Hunter
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 21
Chicago-based @properties rebrands to add Christie's name
The move comes two months after @properties revealed it was acquiring Christie's International Real Estate, which did not have a presence in the area
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 26
Portfolio of historic Michigan mansions lists for $3.49M
The 8 homes, which are located in the Upper Peninsula and date to the early 1900s, are ripe for investment as short-term rentals
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 11
RE/MAX and eXp Realty settle their recruitment lawsuit
RE/MAX had sued eXp Realty earlier this year over claims the latter company improperly solicited RE/MAX franchisees and that it misrepresented RE/MAX's commission splits
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 20
Black agent and client handcuffed during home showing in Michigan
'Am I just automatically the criminal?' Realtor Eric Brown asked following the incident. 'Because that's pretty much how we were treated in that situation'
Phoenix sees biggest housing shortage, NYC biggest surplus
A new report shows that cities in the South and West don't have enough housing, while expensive metros might have too much
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 12
RE/MAX sues eXp Realty over recruitment, 'false advertising'
The suit claims eXp tried to solicit franchisees whose contracts with RE/MAX weren't over yet, and that it misrepresented RE/MAX's commission splits, among other things
by Jim Dalrymple II May 24
Get paid to move: 6 regions wooing new residents with cash perks
Economic councils across the U.S. are trying to lure remote workers with incentives like cash, community events with other transplants, free flights and in the case of the Northwest Arkansas Council, a bicycle. And it seems to be working
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 30