Number of Realtors nears all-time high

The number of Realtors documented by the trade group surged to 1.367 million in October 2018, the highest since 2006 and the onset of the financial crisis.

DocuSign and NAR partner to offer products to digital neophytes

The electronic document company has partnered with the National Association of Realtors to offer use of the software at no charge to agents who have never facilitated a deal by electronic means.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in real estate search patent case

The Supreme Court has ruled it would not review a Federal Circuit court decision denying a patent for Real Estate Alliance Ltd.’s real estate search tool.

NAR allows stricter response to Realtor ethics violations

All five policies passed without any discussion or debate and with an overwhelming majority of the vote of the nearly 800 directors present.

NAR approves updated anti-harassment policy for #MeToo era

With the #MeToo movement all over the news, NAR has overhauled the behavior policy it expects its nearly 1.4 million members to follow.

Will NAR solicit venture capital funding from 1.3 million Realtors?

Billions of venture capital dollars are pouring into real estate, and the largest real estate trade group in the nation is seeking a bigger slice of the pie.

NAR spent $14.4M on these 2018 midterm election candidates

We looked into what the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top lobbying organizations in the U.S. for total spending, spent on the 2018 midterm elections. Find out how it spent millions here.

NAR is fighting for these 6 issues in the 2018 midterm elections

What are the issues most important to the National Association of Realtors, the largest real estate trade group in the nation and a powerful lobbying force?

NAR takes 2.5% dues increase ‘off the table’

NAR Treasurer Tom Riley touted a “positive budget” starting in 2019, largely due to membership growth and a $30 dues increase approved by the NAR board of directors in May.

Moving concierge Updater expands to work with more brokerages

Updater announced that it is integrating with six new brokerage software providers: AccountTECH, BackAgent, Brokermint, Docusign Transaction Rooms, Paperless Pipeline and Profit Power.