Why 2019 will be a big year for the LGBT community and real estate

As NAGLREP joined NAR last year in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, together we repeatedly pointed out a missing piece — protecting LGBTs.

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,…

Government shutdown ‘causing tangible harm’ to real estate: NAR

The ongoing government shutdown, 19 days and counting, is taking a toll on home sales, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors.

Zillow quietly removes client data sharing requirement from broker program

Zillow quietly removed language from the contract of its newest lead generation tool after Realtors complained and wondered if the contract’s requirements would have them violate the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors.

Flood insurance freeze halts thousands of US home sales

The Federal Emergency Management Agency ruled Thursday it will not approve new or renew existing flood insurance plans during the government shutdown.

Pending home sales drop to lowest level since 2014

The National Association of Realtors’ Pending Homes Sales Index fell 7.7 percent year-over-year in November, marking the 11th straight month of annual decreases.

Inman Person of the Year 2018: Kenya Burrell-VanWormer

Under Burrell-VanWormer’s leadership, the Houston Association of Realtors opposed and questioned proposals by NAR to raise dues. So what’s next?

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.

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.

NAR restructures, launches emerging tech team

The trade group, which has more than 1.3 million members, says staffing changes to its advocacy, marketing communications, member experience and technology groups will also bolster its lobbying efforts and better communication to its members.