'It's sort of a free-for-all,' one speaker said at Tuesday's Council of Multiple Listing Services event in Washington, DC. 'We have people coming in and looting in the industry.'
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 15
The real estate giant balked at Upstream's 'unreasonable restrictions' on listing data and CAR's 'refusal to negotiate'
by Andrea V. Brambila | Aug 3
Real estate trade group condemns tech giant for the same practices its member agents and brokers engage in
by Andrea V. Brambila | Aug 2
The final date to submit comments on the industry's competitiveness to the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission is Tuesday
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jul 30
Daniel Castro of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation and Scott Petronis of eXp Realty hashed out what open data means in real estate last week at ICSF
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jul 27
MLSs also request FTC and DOJ not use them to publicize commission rates
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jun 18
Panels covered listing data tech, brokerage business models and government regulations
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jun 13
Other topics from the morning panel included iBuyers and how portals are changing the industry
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 5
The FTC and DOJ are convening bigwigs from Zillow, Redfin and more to evaluate the state of listings and competition. The findings could shape the industry's future
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 4
Sessions' no. 2 Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim hinted that the ban may be addressed at an upcoming real estate competition workshop
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jun 1
Hotly-anticipated workshop to focus on tech changes, panelists include Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman and Zillow CFO Kathleen Philips
by Patrick Kearns | May 24
NAR's Melanie Wyne and industry attorney Mitch Skinner discuss federal regulators' concerns ahead of June real estate competition workshop
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 16
A white paper published last month has the trade group and tech company both supporting the current MLS structure, though for different reasons
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 11
Federal regulators will live stream event, public is invited to weigh in on antitrust with comments now
by Andrea V. Brambila | Apr 6
Think tank ITIF’s public forum will explore ways to make the industry more competitive
by Andrea V. Brambila | Apr 3