Opinion
In response to the Department of Justice hitting back against a petition from the National Association of Realtors, NAR president Charlie Oppler urged the DOJ to honor their agreement, calling for fair markets, fair housing and a fair chance for small businesses
by Charlie Oppler Oct 22
Catch up quickly on the most significant stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's this week's Inman Top 5
by Inman Oct 22
A strong fall and winter season should mean 2021 will wrap up with nearly 7M in sales, making it one of the strongest sales years in history, according to a new MoxiWorks analysis
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 21
In court filings, regulator says rules 'restrict how real estate agents can market properties, dictate how real estate commissions are set, and impede commission negotiations'
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 19
The trade group will weigh whether to require multiple listing services to allow agents and brokers to display buyer agent compensation, but it won't consider change to lockbox policy
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 15
Thanks to decreases in monthly mortgage costs and a normalizing market, the National Association of Realtor's Affordability Index improved once again in August
by Marian McPherson Oct 12
Luxury real estate agents reported having record years, and high-end properties have grown to become a larger and larger share of the overall market this year
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 11
At Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue Experience event, Kalama Kim predicted that everything from a DOJ antitrust case to 'marginal agents' could soon upend the real estate industry
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
The Council of Multiple Listing Services panelists warned real estate leaders and MLS members, 'It's better to be part of the process ... than having the rules written for you'
Brokerage backed by Chris Christie and Jeb Bush says agent steering by commission should 'shock the conscience' of anyone interested in equity in housing
REX's general counsel Michael Toth says the discount brokerage pays buyer agents in at least 40% of its list-side transactions
In an open letter, Ryan alleges the National Association of Realtors' rules prevent hundreds of thousands of Americans from attaining homeownership. He called on NAR to repeal the rules at its Realtors Conference and Expo in San Diego in November
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 30
Lockbox access for non-Realtors and public displays of buyer broker commissions may be added to the list of proposals to be voted on at Realtors Conference and Expo in November
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 24
A recent viral video suggested iBuyers could jack up the prices of homes. But one expert called the theory 'fairly conspiratorial,' and iBuyers themselves said they still have a tiny share of the market
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 23
Opinion
The messy set of industry practices at the crux of this fight are long overdue for major reform — now is the time to make it happen
by Brad Inman Sep 22