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NAR is Gunning for Discount Brokers

googlea198c6af8c9d2ddd Pocket Listing – when a broker severely limits the marketing of a client’s property to collect a double commission. In a truly misleading and anti-competitive move, the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) has announced a new rule that directly attacks brokers who discount their fees. Instead of calling it, “A Conspiracy to Eliminate Discount Brokers,” … Continue reading “NAR is Gunning for Discount Brokers”

Massive class action filed against real estate industry for fee fixing.

Class Action filed challenging the way Realtors are paid. Click here for a link to Notorious Rob’s analysis. Click here for a copy of the Complaint: ECF No. 1, Class Action Complaint

Minnesota Realtors are Lobbying Hard for an Anti-Consumer Law

Our Executive Director, Doug Miller, testified before the Minnesota Senate Commerce Committee on March 6th, 2019 about a Designated Dual Agency Bill that the Realtor Association is attempting to pass. This law conceals the conflicts of interest from the consumer and consumers are actually encouraged to divulge confidential negotiating information to untrusted parties. The bill was … Continue reading “Minnesota Realtors are Lobbying Hard for an Anti-Consumer Law”

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