FTC and DOJ release agenda for real estate competition workshop

The agenda for next month’s joint workshop on competition from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now live.

The government wants to know what’s up with real estate pocket listings

Pocket listings and state regulations regarding dual agency and minimum service requirements may be on the agenda at the real estate competition workshop to be held by Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on June 5.

Strange bedfellows: NAR and Zillow agree on antitrust, sort of

There are few entities in the real estate industry that loom larger than real estate giant Zillow Group and 1.3 million-member trade group the National Association of Realtors…

DOJ and FTC to hold real estate competition workshop June 5 in D.C.

It’s official: The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission will hold a joint workshop on real estate competition on June 5 in Washington, D.C., the FTC announced Thursday.

Watch NAR and experts discuss real estate antitrust on live stream

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a think tank that has been funded in the past by Zillow, will hold a public forum for experts in real estate to discuss ways to make the industry more competitive.

NAR says it won’t turn back the clock on antitrust

“NAR has no plans to alter the Modified VOW Policy when the 2008 settlement agreement expires on November 18, 2018,” wrote NAR General Counsel Katie Johnson …

Read the Senate letter requesting probe into real estate competition

“We ask that you review the availability of listing information to the public and to independent real estate agents, small real estate brokers, and limited service brokers,” the senators wrote …

Exclusive: Congressmen urge government inquiry into real estate competition

Inman has received a copy of the letter, dated Jan. 5, and addressed to Makan Delrahim, assistant attorney general of the DOJ’s antitrust division …

Justice Dept. and FTC will hold antitrust ‘workshop’ on real estate competition

In a phone interview, a DOJ official confirmed to Inman that a joint DOJ-FTC workshop on real estate competition would be held sometime in the spring …