HUD Alleges Facebook Fair Housing Violations

In a formal complaint filed on Friday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) accused Facebook of allowing landlords and homeowners to use targeted Facebook ads to discriminate against potential tenants and buyers based on race, color, religion, familial status, sex, national origin and disability. HUD alleged Facebook’s “targeted advertising” limits housing options […]

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Redfin CEO addresses the industry’s role in perpetuating housing segregation

Many of America’s cities are still segregated, and the real estate industry — including Redfin — may be playing a role in that deep divide, according to Glenn Kelman, the often outspoken CEO of Seattle-based real estate brokerage Redfin.

.realtor™ + .realestate: For Your Agents and Everything They Do

NAR PULSE—When your agents do well, your brokerage does well. On September 18, NAR will be launching .realestate, a new unrestricted top-level domain to support everything you and your company does. From Beachfrontproperty.realestate to Luxuryseattle.realestate, the possibilities are endless. Be first in line to swoop up .realestate domains for the neighborhoods and areas of expertise […]

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DOJ rescinds guidance documents on housing discrimination, mortgage tips

The Department of Justice rescinded two dozen law enforcement guidance documents on Tuesday. Among them were directives and brochures on housing discrimination and mortgage and home equity loan advice.

HUD approves $5B Hurricane Harvey recovery plan for Texas

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Monday the approval of a $5 billion disaster recovery plan for Texas.

RPR® Shares 8 Powerful Resources for Building a Lead Capture System

NAR PULSE—Building a high-converting lead capture system is appealing for many real estate agents; but the process of building the lead forms and pages can be a complex and daunting process. It doesn’t need to be this way. Check out these solutions worth considering before building your next lead capture system. Learn more. Fair Housing […]

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Asian American Community a Force in Housing, but Obstacles Remain

The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) is celebrating its 15-year anniversary as an organization this year, recently releasing the 2017-2018 State of Asia America report that highlights accomplishments from the last year, as well as challenges the association continues to fight on behalf of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. “Over […]

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Window to the Law: Creating a Cybersecurity Program

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. Watch the new Window to the Law video from the National Association […]

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Realtors call on NAR to stop donating to anti-LGBTQ candidates

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) spent part of its annual midyear conference in Washington, D.C., reckoning with a dark past — one of exclusion and racism.

Ben Carson takes aim at emotional support animals at NAR conference

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson took a shot across the bow at emotional support animals, reaffirming a 2013 agency mandate banning the proliferation of service animals and the questionable online certificates deployed to register them.