Why are all these multiple listing services teaming up?

The founding MLSs are Arizona Regional MLS, Metro MLS in Wisconsin, MLSListings in Silicon Valley, RMLS in Oregon and UtahRealEstate.com, which have nearly 95,000 agent and broker subscribers combined.

Real estate photographer sues Zillow for copyright infringement

A California photographer of high-end properties says his contract with agents is “not transferrable and prohibits third party use without permission.” Zillow says his claims are without merit.

Minnesota’s two largest multiple listing services are merging

NorthstarMLS is joining forces with Southeast Minnesota Realtors (SEMR) to offer lower combined fees to 88 percent of the state’s real estate pros.

Homesnap launches search-by-commute tool for homebuyers

Homesnap has developed a free “Search by Commute” feature that allows users to filter their property searches by commute time for up to five destinations.

Agent faces up to 5 years in prison for bankruptcy fraud

A real estate agent based in the Tampa, Florida, area faces up to five years in federal prison for attempting to stop Fannie Mae from foreclosing on a property so that he could sell it himself, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

San Francisco Bay Area MLS to offer up platform alternative

In January, the Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtor-owned bridgeMLS will launch connectMLS, an MLS system from the software firm dynaConnections.

Rhode Island Realtors bring on Zillow’s Bridge Listing Input

Beginning Tuesday, the more than 5,000 agents and brokers that belong to Rhode Island’s statewide multiple listing service will have access to an alternative listing input tool from real estate giant Zillow Group at no additional cost.

As Hurricane Florence approaches, Realtors are bracing for impact

The Category 4 storm prompted a mandatory evacuation order for Hatteras Island, where Realtor Suzie Scholten lives, beginning at noon on Monday, and the order will extend to the rest of Dare County at 7 a.m. Tuesday, but whether Scholten leaves will de…

San Antonio Board of Realtors boots CEO after 3 months

Johnson became SABOR’s CEO on June 18 after the association conducted a six-month nationwide search to fill the position. Johnson was one of two finalist candidates.

Court declares anti-homeless ordinances ‘cruel and unusual’

The ruling could impact cities across the western U.S. at a time when homes are becoming increasingly unaffordable and more and more people end up homeless.