The New York Department of State has launched 132 investigations into housing bias, which include allegations from Newsday's 'Long Island Divided' report
by Marian McPherson Apr 12
One agent told the discount brokerage: 'I won't bother to show [the listing]. Who's your local agent though because I'll make sure to tell people not to work with them'
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 18
Real estate commissions are inflated by as much as $50B per year due to the lack of price competition created by having listing brokers set co-op fees for buyer brokers, according to the report in the Berkeley Business Law Journal
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 12
Opinion
Talking about schools can lead to steering — both intentional and unintentional. You must provide the same information on schools to every client, and NAR agrees
by Jay Thompson Nov 18
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss NAR’s stance on school rankings, mistakes new agents make and where sellers should put their TV
by Byron Lazine Nov 13
At Realtors Conference & Expo, NAR consultant and investigative reporter Bill Dedman discussed what housing discrimination looks like now and why it continues
As our nation grapples with the ongoing crisis of racial inequality, it is critical that Realtors be a part of the solution, not contribute to the problem. Here's a look at NAR's recommendations
by Carl Medford Oct 26
Among those who testified during a Senate hearing Thursday was Douglas Elliman’s Long Island CEO, Ann Conroy, who said the company did not discipline any of the 10 agents who allegedly engaged in discriminatory practices
by Patrick Kearns Sep 18
As urban buyers look for more space, agents need to be increasingly wary of racial steering
by Patrick Kearns Sep 11
Lisa Rice, the president and CEO of NFHA and Bill Dedman, an investigative reporter for 'Newsday,' discuss their investigations into housing discrimination at Zillow's virtual Unlock conference
by Patrick Kearns Jul 22
Do a self-check every quarter, and have set of responses and a plan of action in place to cover your bases
Let’s go beyond looking at laws and start building an awareness of what fair housing means in human terms
by Teresa Boardman Nov 29
The massive class-action antitrust suit specifically cites training scripts as evidence KW engaged in steering buyers away from low-commission listings
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 19
Realtor association holds fair housing contest for elementary and middle schoolers
by Andrea V. Brambila Apr 26
The No. 1 question buyers ask their agents and why it presents a danger zone
by Carl Medford Mar 23