11 reasons for sale by owner is a terrible idea

Frank, a smart and tech-savvy Denver homeowner, thought he’d skip the agent commission and sell his house himself. He researched his home’s property value, found a buyer and got the house under contract. It seemed like a done deal.

11 reasons for sale by owner is a terrible idea

Frank, a smart and tech-savvy Denver homeowner, thought he’d skip the agent commission and sell his house himself. He researched his home’s property value, found a buyer and got the house under contract. It seemed like a done deal.

Competition and the Consumer: Industry Presents Sides at Workshop

DOJ/FTC Exchange Explores Compensation, Data, the MLS and More Technology, commission rates, real estate portals and overall brokerage competition—these were just a few of the themes discussed this week at a joint public workshop held by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, D.C. At the heart of the […]

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New Report Demonstrates Robust Competition in Real Estate Brokerage Market

Later this year, a 10-year-old settlement and consent decree between the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) mandating how listings are displayed by online brokerages will expire. Prior to that, on June 5, 2018, NAR will have the opportunity to demonstrate the breadth and depth of competition in the […]

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CoreLogic gets exclusive distribution deal with Montreal’s Prospects Software

CoreLogic today announced a partnership with Montreal-based Prospects Software Inc. to become the exclusive distributor of Prospects’ suite of CRM products. In addition to taking on the marketing and sales of Prospects software, CoreLogic will integrat…

It’s time to stop ignoring the crisis at NAR

An op-ed from MLS Listings CEO Jim Harrison explains his grievances with recent NAR actions and the upcoming vote to raise dues

Enter Web 3.0: Blockchain and the global MLS

Residential real estate is on the precipice of change. Residential real estate accounts for two-thirds of the $217 trillion spent in real estate around the world each year. An increasing volume of this activity involves cross-border transactions.

What should real estate expect from DOJ workshop? Zillow discusses

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice are set to meet next month to examine competition in the real estate industry — and Zillow is already getting ready.

Connect The ICSF Sessions: The Data / MLS Track

At Inman’s Data / MLS Track, specialists in the ins and outs of MLS data will meet together to talk about some of the biggest topics floating around the industry and pin down what you need to know to move your MLS into the future so that you’re setting the trends, not just keeping apace with them.