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HUD: Facebook Ads ‘Success Stories’ Include Real Estate Agency

HUD: Facebook Ads ‘Success Stories’ Include Real Estate Agency Just days after Facebook announced an overhaul of its ad…

Facebook Overhauls Ad Platform to Prevent Housing Discrimination

Facebook Overhauls Ad Platform to Prevent Housing Discrimination Overhaul of advertising platform will prevent customized ads targeting people by age,…

NAR Federal Antitrust Laws Lawsuit

Class Action Lawsuit: Home Sellers Claim Antitrust Laws Violated

NAR, Realogy, RE/MAX, Keller Williams and HomeServices of America hit with class-action lawsuit A new lawsuit claims the

wall street journal

Commentary: The Problem With The Wall Street Journal Op-Ed by REX

Commentary: The Problem With The Wall Street Journal Op-Ed by REX Executives An Op-Ed with Unsupported…

consumer privacy

Brokerages Not Immune to Consumer Privacy and Data Security Concerns

Brokerages Not Immune to Consumer Privacy and Data Security Concerns Real estate brokerages begin collecting sensitive consumer data, often before…

Real Estate Commissions

Poll: Home Sellers Don’t Understand Real Estate Commissions

Poll: Home Sellers Don’t Understand Real Estate Commissions Many homeowners are misinformed about how much it actually costs to sell…

website accessibility

Website Accessibility Lawsuits Soared in 2018

Website Accessibility Lawsuits Soared in 2018 What are you doing to make your website more accessible? You better do something,…

rent control law

Oregon Governor Signs Rent Control Law

Oregon Governor Signs Rent Control Law Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation that creates a new statewide rent control…

cfpb

CFPB: The Qualified Mortgage Rule Did Not Increase Costs

CFPB: The Qualified Mortgage Rule Did Not Increase Costs New report details qualified mortgage rule by analyzing Home Mortgage Disclosure…

Housing affordability

The Housing Affordability Conundrum

The Housing Affordability Conundrum Local governments are addressing the issue of housing affordability, and in some cases pursuing litigation, while…

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