The Essential Guide to real estate teams

Everything you need to know about the growing trend of building a group of real estate pros who all work together.

Former contractor sues NAR, alleges RPR tech is ‘very fragile’

A former technology consultant for National Association of Realtors subsidiary Realtors Property Resource has filed a lawsuit against NAR and RPR, alleging he was wrongfully accused of overbilling for his work, which resulted in his termination and cau…

NAR now accepting applications for real estate ‘pitch battle’

The second annual iOi Pitch Battle is a contest in which aspiring real estate tech startups vie for $15,000 and the attention of venture capitalists.

NAR’s tech accelerator REACH goes global

REACH — which first launched in 2013 and is part of NAR’s Second Century Ventures investment fund — has worked with dozens of companies over the years including House Canary, BoxBrownie and BombBomb. The goal is to provide promising new companies with training, networking and other resources to further their growth.

NAR CEO says he’s ‘not terrified’ of Zillow

Real estate tech giant Zillow Group has been known to rattle Realtors on occasion, especially as it expands its iBuyer program, Zillow Offers, in which it buys homes for all-cash directly from consumers over the internet. But the CEO of the nation’s largest real estate trade group says the company doesn’t scare him too much.

NAR announces 2019 REach accelerator class lineup

The National Association of Realtors announced on Friday the lineup for its 2019 tech accelerator, REach. This year’s class includes companies focused on digital marketing, agent safety and productivity, crowdsourced agent referrals, and home staging.

JP & Associates latest brokerage to offer health care to agents

Texas-based JP & Associates Realtors is the latest real estate company to offer its agents an associated health care plan, the company announced.

National Association of Realtors launches commercial tech accelerator

The National Association of Realtors has launched a new technology accelerator program meant to jumpstart innovation that deals with commercial real estate.

Here are Swanepoel’s most powerful and influential people in real estate

Ron Peltier, the CEO of HomeServices of America is the most powerful and influential person in real estate according to sixth annual Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200), published by T3 Sixty. Peltier beat out other top executives from Keller Williams, RE/MAX,…

The long, messy road to NAR’s costly breakup with Upstream

After reaching out to pilot brokerages and multiple listing services nationwide, it appears brokerages may not be using Upstream at all.