Lawsuit Claims “Conspiracy” Keeps Commissions Artificially High

July 25, 2019
A Minnesota company has filed two lawsuits accusing the real estate industry’s biggest players of illegally conspiring to maintain high fees for buyers’ agents. The suits, filed in federal court in Chicago, name as defendants the National Association of Realtors, Realogy, HomeServices of America, RE/MAX, and Keller Williams. In recent years, much of the competition…

 

Brokers Experiment with Cryptocurrency

May 10, 2018
With Bitcoin and other forms of virtual money grabbing headlines, Tampa broker Kenny Hayslett aims to stay on top of the cryptocurrency curve. Hayslett, broker-owner of the 75-agent RE/MAX Action First, says his company has listed 10 properties for sellers willing to accept payment in Bitcoin. And Hayslett already has brokered two small deals for…