The fight over independent contractor status doesn’t end with the passage of California’s AB5

Regardless of what happens with California’s landmark effort to regulate the gig economy, the real estate industry still has huge exposure in terms of agent teams.

Lenders said to be bending rules of Zillow’s co-marketing program

Mortgage lenders may have violated federal anti-kickback laws by bending the rules of a co-marketing program that lets them pick up part of the tab when real estate agents advertise their services on Zillow. That’s according to a lawsuit filed …