What do these ’30 Under 30′ agents all have in common?

Every summer the National Association of Realtors names its 30 Under 30 honorees. These real estate pros demonstrate a high degree of “skill, success, creativity, and leadership in their careers.” This year’s cohort is no exception. Find out what drives these five top agents and what their game plans for the future look like here.

Real Estate Webmasters strikes deal to take over Lone Wolf’s web business

In a deal that could shake up business for thousands of real estate professionals, Real Estate Webmasters has struck an agreement to take over agent- and broker-facing internet services for transaction management firm Lone Wolf.

NAR now accepting applications for real estate ‘pitch battle’

The second annual iOi Pitch Battle is a contest in which aspiring real estate tech startups vie for $15,000 and the attention of venture capitalists.

Bombshell suit against real estate firms could get even bigger

Three additional plaintiffs have been added to a lawsuit involving the sharing of commissions between listing and buyer brokers.

Commission is negotiable: Why your sellers deserve to know

There seems to be a misconception about the rules surrounding negotiating commission and the Code of Ethics. I reached out to the National Association of Realtors to clear it up. Here’s the truth.

Existing-home sales bounce back, post gains in all regions

Existing-home sales enjoyed a 2.5 percent month-over-month bump from April to May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.

Bombshell lawsuit takes a new turn

The bombshell lawsuit that could upend the U.S. real estate industry has been amended, adding more plaintiffs and defendants and emphasizing the role commissions play in steering buyers and raising costs for sellers.

5 bad behaviors that will land you in Realtor court

Bad behavior and violations of any of the 17 articles in NAR’s Code of Ethics can result in an ethics complaint, where a Realtor may have to appear before their peers at a professional standards hearing. Here are five examples of unethical behavior that can land an agent in Realtor “court.”  

Lesbian and gay homebuyers are typically 45 and earn $91K: NAR

Bisexual homebuyers tend to earn less and buy homes at a younger age, according to a new National Association of Realtors study.

How to screen for trustworthy home inspectors

One of the most overlooked professionals in the world of real estate is the home inspector — a good one can help you to better negotiate on behalf of your client. Here are four tips to help you screen candidates for the job.