Read NAR CEO Bob Goldberg’s letter on Inman’s Upstream report

Today, Goldberg sent an email to NAR members stating that Upstream has “since the very beginning” included “both a member and non-member pricing approach.” …

NAR directors surprised to learn Upstream not just for Realtors

Who should Upstream be for? That’s the question at the heart of a discrepancy Inman has uncovered between the people paying to fund the ambitious (yet thoroughly delayed) online real estate data platform and the project’s leaders …

The Commercial Broker Roundtable: The Amazon Effect

Editor’s note: The Commercial Broker Roundtable will take a quarterly look at the issues affecting the commercial real estate market and their ramifications for residential real estate. Moderator: Deena Zimmerman, Vice President, SVN Chicago Commercial Participants: Chris Bornhoft, CCIM, Broker, Commercial Sales and Leasing, Windemere Commercial Tommy Choi, Co-Founder, Weinberg Choi Residential Scott Maesel, Executive Managing […]

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Attend NAR’s Premier Broker Event

NAR PULSE—Mark your calendars! Join NAR in Nashville, Tenn., on April 4-5 for the 2018 REALTOR® Broker Summit. Learn from and collaborate with industry experts, tech entrepreneurs and top brokers to position your brokerage for success. Registration opens in early January. Learn more. RPR® Learning Resources for Every REALTOR® Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) online learning […]

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Did Someone Say Road Trip?

NAR PULSE—No matter where you’re headed this winter, thanks to Budget®, a proud REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, you’ll be saving big time! Get up to 25 percent off base rates on your next car rental, plus additional savings with your choice of a free upgrade, a free weekend day or up to $25 off your […]

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Get a Quote, Make a Difference With Liberty Mutual

NAR PULSE—When you get a quote on home or auto insurance from Liberty Mutual, a REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, they’ll donate $5 to NAR’s REALTORS® Relief Foundation to support survivors of disasters across America. Find out how you can save hundreds on your insurance coverage and give much-needed help to others. Offer is valid until […]

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The Inman Files: It’s time to shut down RPR

For now, neither Upstream nor RPR are essential to the business of enough agents and brokers. And that is at the heart of the problem …

Who is actually building RPR’s tech?

Every year, the National Association of Realtors pours ever-more millions of its members’ dues into a for-profit subsidiary that has never produced a profit and which 88 percent of its members don’t use regularly …

Timeline: Real estate’s Upstream project then and now

This timeline of events shows how the National Association of Realtor’s Upstream project has unfolded each step of the way …

What does Upstream have to show for itself?

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is pouring $15 million into Upstream, an online platform designed to give real estate brokers more control over their data, including property listings. NAR has twice now allocated large chunks of Realtor dues to the project ($6 million in May 2015 and another $9 million in May 2017) …