The former private listing network for agents seeks to overturn a ruling that threw out its lawsuit alleging the National Association of Realtors' Clear Cooperation Policy harms competition
The average buyer broker commission rate iBuyers paid when they resold a home fell to 2.5% in 2020 from 2.8% in 2019, according to a new analysis by Redfin
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 25
Opinion
Ever wonder what exactly the National Association of Realtors does for you? Here’s how I went from vocal critical blogger to NAR defender
by Jay Thompson Feb 24
ShowingTime has dominated the showing management world for years, but after a recent acquisition, a handful of other players are crowding into the same space
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 22
Listing brokers and agents will not be able to opt out of having the compensation they're offering made public, according to the California Regional MLS
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 12
Members found in violation could receive up to $15,000 fine and termination of membership for up to three years -- but circumstances matter
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 11
Redfin's brokerage website and mobile application will soon display the amount of compensation being offered to buyers' agents on more than 700,000 listings
by Patrick Kearns Feb 8
Judge says ThePLS.com failed to plausibly allege the National Association of Realtors' Clear Cooperation Policy harms competition and consumers. To the contrary, the policy has 'some plainly pro-competitive aspects'
The average 30-year mortgage stayed flat from last week at 2.79% — near historic lows
by Patrick Kearns Feb 4
Insurance remains a challenge for many agents, many of whom have independent contractor status. But there are more and more options out there
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 1
The move comes in the wake of the agreement between NAR and DOJ concerning Realtor competition
by Patrick Kearns Jan 29
A new lawsuit filed earlier this week sits in stark contrast to 3 previous homeseller suits that allege commission sharing between cooperating brokers inflates seller costs
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 29
Opinion
Yes, the NAR Code of Ethics is a higher standard — but it isn’t the highest standard. Here's what one broker thinks about self-policing among Realtors and the consequences of ethics violations
by Teresa Boardman Jan 28
At Inman Connect, Courtney Poulos, broker-owner at ACME Real Estate, criticized NAR's pocket listing policy, which she said benefits large brokerages like Zillow and Compass at the expense of independent firms
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 26