California Realtors support bills to dramatically boost housing supply

The California Association of Realtors has put its considerable might behind several proposed bills meant to boost the state’s housing supply.

WATCH: Using data to drive associations forward

Associations across the country are using data to help their organizations in different ways. Get an inside perspective on what this looks like.

Black Knight announces new productivity mobile app Paragon Connect

Black Knight is one of the real estate industry’s largest players in MLS technology, and this week it announced the launch of Paragon Connect, a companion mobile solution to its Paragon Collaboration Center Consumer Portal.

National Association of Realtors takes on ‘Wall Street Journal’ op-ed

The National Association of Realtors and real estate tech startup REX are duking it out over the value of Realtors in the pages of “The Wall Street Journal.”

WATCH: The RESO data initiatives you should know about

From data grid to internet tracking to lead cultivation — hear the latest on Real Estate Standards Organization initiatives and what we can expect in 2019.

What the bombshell buyer-side lawsuit means for Realtors

In case you missed it, a class action lawsuit was filed with the United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois on Wednesday, March 6. If the court rules in favor of plaintiffs, Realtor associations evaporate, the MLS likely dies off and the entire infrastructure of residential real estate has to be remade.

The bombshell lawsuit that could undo the US real estate industry

A homeseller has filed a class action lawsuit challenging a principal tenet of how the real estate industry works in the U.S. as well as one of the main reasons behind the existence of multiple listing services: the sharing of sales commissions between…

WATCH: Why is the relationship between brokers and the MLS so fragile?

Where’s the disconnect, and what does it take to bridge that gap? Listen in as moderator Denee Evans, CMLS, and Sam DeBord, Coldwell Banker Danforth, explain the issues between brokers and the MLS.

Competition from Zillow, AI is the biggest fear among brokers: NAR

Real estate brokerages anticipate big challenges to come from evolving technology and “nontraditional market participants,” according to a new NAR survey.

NAR hires new communications and creative content leaders

The National Association of Realtors is welcoming two new vice presidents, Martill Williams and Susan Welter, into its fold.