National Association of REALTORS® Moves to Dismiss Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Class action lawsuit claims real estate broker franchisors and National Association of Realtors conspire to require home sellers to pay buyer broker fees By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (May 23, 2019) CHICAGO (May 18, 2019) – The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) moved to dismiss the Moehrl v. NAR lawsuit on the basis that the complaint misrepresents

First-time Buyers, Single Women Gain Traction in NAR’s 2016 Buyer and Seller Survey

 For-sale-by-owner transactions remained at an all-time low for the second straight year (November 1, 2016) – WASHINGTON  — The quickening pace of home sales over the past year included a small rebound from two key segments of buyers who have been missing in action in recent years: first-time buyers and single women. This is according to the

Metro Home Prices Continue Growth

Report shows unwavering price gains in an overwhelming majority of metro areas during the first quarter of the year By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (May 10, 2016) – The median existing single-family home price increased in 87 percent of measured markets, with 154 out of 178 metropolitan statistical areas showing gains based on closed sales in the

CFPB Director Addresses National Association of Realtors®

Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  National Association of Realtors WASHINGTON (September 17, 2015) – Thank you for inviting me today.  That renowned philosopher from the Garden State of New Jersey, Bruce Springsteen, once said, “I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.”  For the past few

Real Estate Firms Are Confident About Future Profitability

The demand for real property is back, says NAR Report By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog WASHINGTON D.C. (August 6, 2015) –Real estate firms are confident in the industry’s future growth and their increasing profitability, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Real Estate Firms. “A majority of firms have a positive view of the

OnlineEd® Goes to NARdiGRAS

Coni Meyers, marketing VP for OnlineEd®, will be attending the expo in New Orleans with the goal of adding a new course to the ever-expanding catalog offered by OnlineEd®. Aside from attending workshops, browsing booths, and engaging in networking events Meyers will be speaking with top real estate trainers from all over the United States. NARdiGras, as

Find Out What Happens During a REALTOR® Mediation

The National Association of  REALTORS® has prepared a sample mediation to help associations enhance their efforts to offer mediation as an alternative to arbitration. REALTOR® members and association staff who want to learn more about the mediation process can view the 85-minute video in its entirety or view individual segments. Visit the NAR Web site to