Brokerages push back on NAR ad campaign targeting 'competitors'
The trade group highlighted its own members — including Zillow, Compass, Redfin, Homie, Opendoor and Offerpad — among those whom it's competing with for consumer mindshare
by Andrea V. Brambila May 12
Capitol rioters could face penalties under this NAR policy
Realtors convicted of a 'felony or crime involving moral turpitude' may be subject to discipline under membership rule
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 22
NAR ethics changes could 'blow up,' but pull the trigger anyway: Panelists
Speakers at Inman Connect Now on Thursday said the trade group should go ahead with changes that would crack down on discriminatory behavior and fix them as the need arises
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 12
Coronavirus may accelerate MLS consolidation
The pandemic is forcing MLSs and agents to adopt innovations faster, according to panelists at the first virtual MLS Association Executives Session for the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference
How to modernize the MLS
MLS leaders of today have the opportunity to go beyond being caretakers of an important institution, to be revolutionaries who leave a permanent legacy behind
by David Charron AND Robert Hahn Oct 16
READ: Justice Department’s letter to CoreLogic demanding MLS info
DOJ wants information on MLS searches based on the commission offered to buyer's agents
by Patrick Kearns May 22
Is US government investigating MLSs and vendors for antitrust?
The Department of Justice is reportedly demanding CoreLogic and other MLS vendors hand over information related to buyer broker commissions
by Patrick Kearns May 21
A Compass-Keller Williams merger? 7 wild predictions for 2019
Notorious R.O.B.'s forecast for 2019: K-Pop edition
by Robert Hahn Dec 20
Where Jay Thompson's right about iBuyers plus my 2 cents
Don't misread Jay's last article into a too-comfortable, nothing-will-change, lullaby of pretty lies
by Robert Hahn Oct 15
Why nobody should be surprised by Zillow’s latest moves
Will the listing portal behemoth become the dominant platform for real estate transactions and win the Iron Throne?
by Robert Hahn Aug 8
Real estate’s wake-up call: It’s about consumers, not agents
A man giving a presentation
Offer iBuyer programs as a service to sellers while focusing on your strength in lead generation: personal relationships
by Robert Hahn Jul 3
Digging deeper into Parker Principle 7: The complexities of open data
How do we overcome the vagueness of ideas and put them into practice?
by Robert Hahn Apr 3
ICNY 18 Data: It’s 2025 and there is no MLS. What does the world look like?
Can Coldwell Banker and Century 21 deliver on their new brand promises?
Both franchisors scored big with their most recent moves, and it’s worth talking about them
by Robert Hahn Mar 5