Redfin to show all buyer’s broker commission offers in Seattle

In a radical move, the high-tech brokerage plans to begin publicly displaying data for all Seattle listings in early October.

NAR will have to fight commission battles on 2 fronts

The National Association of Realtors’ bid to transfer the smaller of two bombshell commission lawsuits to consolidate them has failed, likely making the 1.3 million-member trade group’s legal fight more costly.

NAR: Commission lawsuits could be ‘disastrous’ for both buyers and sellers

How should the industry make agent commission structures more transparent before angry consumers and the Justice Department forces it to do so in ways that might be harmful?

Northwest MLS breaks the mold to allow public display of agent commissions

The move represents a sharp break from 600 or so other MLSs nationwide, some of which have threatened to cut off brokerages that have tried to publicly display commissions.

Investors sue Realogy, allege fraud over agent commissions

The Rosen Law Firm, which a month ago threatened a class action lawsuit, pulled the trigger Thursday, filing a federal suit in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.

Homebuyers’ biggest agent gripe? ‘Commissions are too high’

More than 4 in 10 consumers believe real estate commissions are too high, according to a study from real estate technology startup ShelterZoom.

NAR hit with yet another antitrust suit over buyer commissions

Another homeseller is challenging the sharing of real estate sales commissions between listing and buyer’s brokers, according to a new lawsuit.

WATCH: Brokerage CEO slams Purplebricks over low-commission model

The head of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty berated the U.S. CEO of low-fee brokerage Purplebricks over the company’s flat-fee model.

Real estate commission offer disclosure bill ‘postponed indefinitely’

Homebuyers who view listings on property search sites never see the fees offered to buyer’s brokers by those listings. A proposed Colorado bill might have changed that in The Centennial State, but a committee in the Colorado House of Representatives ov…

‘If I cut my commission, will you?’: Dealing with a sticky proposal

Realtor Manny Menezes recently received a tough request from a listing agent: If she chipped in some of her commission to make a deal work, would he do the same? Menezes was hesitant. He knew he was worth at least a 2.5 percent commission fee, nothing …