GSEs will not count buyer agent commissions as IPCs

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will not count buyer’s agent commissions as part of their allowable…

NAR alternative now has 3,800 members 

R New York, a brokerage boasting approximately 800 agents, has joined the American Real Estate Association,…

DOJ will intervene in NAR’s commission lawsuit settlement: KBW analysts

Analysts at investment bank Keefe, Bruyette & Woods believe that the Department of Justice will intervene…

HomeServices: It is too soon for a ruling in Sitzer/Burnett

In a filing earlier this week, HomeServices of America asked Judge Stephen Bough, who is overseeing…

Zillow or CoStar? NAR settlement terms could determine a winner

Stock performance In the hours after the bombshell news of the settlement, residential real estate stocks…

CMLS looks to weigh in on the DOJ’s statement of interest

The Council of Multiple Listing Services is joining Northwest MLS in filing a motion to request…

NAR wants VA to change rules that prohibit veteran buyers from paying broker commissions

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) urged the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to revise…

Washington state could provide guidance for others on buyer broker agreements

There is no doubt that the cooperative compensation structure changes outlined in the National Association of…

MLSs, local associations help members navigate changes tied to NAR settlement

While the news of the National Association of Realtors’ settlement agreement in the commission lawsuits may…

HomeServices faces possible damages of $4.7B in Sitzer/Burnett suit

As the final defendant left in the Sitzer/Burnett commission lawsuit, it appears that HomeServices of America…