NAR sounds alarm on 4 big legal issues — but bombshell buyer-side lawsuit wasn’t one of them

The California Consumer Privacy Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, wire fraud and web accessibility were discussed at NAR’s mid-year conference.

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. latest to be hit with ADA lawsuit

A legally blind consumer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against News Corp. subsidiary and realtor.com operator Move Inc., alleging the company’s websites discriminate against people with visual disabilities.

Civil rights suit may force Zillow to make websites ADA accessible

Two consumers have filed a civil rights lawsuit against Zillow Group seeking to compel the company to make its websites accessible to people with visual disabilities.

Most housing complaints come from people with disabilities, study says

Individuals with disabilities made up nearly 60 percent of housing discrimination complaints in 2017, a new report from the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) found.

Here are the top 9 legal issues real estate brokers face

Real estate transactions are both emotional and complex. So in the charged real estate environment, you must familiarize yourself with the types of legal issues or claims that either buyers or sellers might file against you, as a real estate broker.

Agents and brokers at risk of lawsuits over website accessibility

At the National Association of Realtors midyear conference in May, MLS CEO Shelley Specchio stood up in a crowd of hundreds of fellow MLS executives and announced that one of her members had filed a charge of disability discrimination against her multi…