DOJ will weigh in at appeals court during NAR pocket listing dispute
The antitrust enforcer will get 5 minutes at oral arguments in Top Agent Network's appeal to overturn a lower court ruling tossing its case against NAR's Clear Cooperation Policy
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 30
Top Agent Network appeals dismissal of NAR antitrust suit
Lower court suggested TAN was the wrong plaintiff to bring suit because its business model is itself allegedly anticompetitive, but TAN says the court's order was 'erroneous'
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 14
Court calls Top Agent Network 'anticompetitive,' tosses NAR suit
Judge voiced concerns that the Clear Cooperation Policy could have anticompetitive effects but suggested TAN was the wrong plaintiff to bring suit
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 18
Top Agent Network takes aim at office exclusives in NAR pocket listing policy
Top Agent Network argues that office exclusives result in less inventory, less exposure for listings and less consumer choice while benefitting large brokerages
by Andrea V. Brambila May 27
A woman holding up a hand in objection
Judge says agents don't have a right to benefit from the contributions of fellow Realtors while withholding their own listings. Top Agent Network criticizes policy's exception for office exclusives
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 21
Top Agent Network files restraining order against NAR for pocket listing policy
Company alleges it would suffer 'irreparable harm' if Realtor associations continue to enforce Clear Cooperation Policy. NAR says TAN 'sat on its hands' for months
by Andrea V. Brambila May 15
Two men standing on either side of a line on the ground
Trade group says suit 'has no legal basis' and that the Clear Cooperation policy 'promotes equal opportunity for all'
by Andrea V. Brambila May 11
San Francisco Bay Area MLSs expand data share to third-party apps, public portal
Agreement lowers barrier between agents and neighboring MLSs
Railroad crossing
RESAAS plans 'agent-only, nationwide pre-market listing service'
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 23
9 California MLSs set to use Move's 'deep-linking' service to share listings
Members will have access to confidential info including offers of cooperation and compensation
by Inman Feb 26