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California Association of Realtors CEO resigns after 2 years

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2024-04-24 12:01
Two years after taking the helm, California Association of Realtors CEO John Sebree has stepped down from his post. His resignation went into effect immediately, with C.A.R. subsidiary Real Estate Business Services (REBS) CEO Debra Ferrier taking over as interim CEO as the Association launches a nationwide search for a new leader.

FTC Votes to Ban Employee Noncompete Clauses

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 11:30

On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted to ban noncompete clauses—language in employment contracts that prevents departed employees from working for competitors after a set period of time.  The ruling not only bans new noncompete clauses from being signed, but would void existing ones—however, there is an exception to noncompete clauses…

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Power Brokers, One-on-One: Part 1

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 11:02

Editor’s Note: The Top 1,000 brokerage firms for the 2024 Power Broker Report ranked by sales volume and transactions are available to Premier members here. The Power Broker interviews interviews feature heads and leaders within some of the top brokerages of the list sharing their insights for success in real estate. Check back soon for…

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Maxwell’s AI tool probes inner workings of mortgage lending

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2024-04-24 11:01
Mortgage lenders using AskMax no longer need to be database engineers. They can ask for — and receive — business intelligence in plain English.

Are real estate’s best-paid CEOs worth the money? DelPrete

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2024-04-24 10:53
Industry expert Mike DelPrete looks at CEO compensation for some of the biggest names in real estate and how it relates to company performance.

Legacy Portals Will Be “Stressed” by NAR Settlement, CoStar CEO Claims

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 10:41

Pushing forward with his own unique take on portal monetization, CoStar CEO Andy Florance said on a recent earnings call he believes incumbents like Zillow, realtor.com® and Redfin are facing major headwinds from changes agreed to by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) as part of a recent lawsuit settlement. “With recent seismic legal settlements…

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Legacy Portals Will Be “Stressed” by NAR Settlement, CoStar Claims

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 10:41

Pushing forward with his own unique take on portal monetization, CoStar CEO Andy Florance said on a recent earnings call he believes incumbents like Zillow, realtor.com® and Redfin are facing major headwinds from changes agreed to by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) as part of a recent lawsuit settlement. “With recent seismic legal settlements…

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@properties and Realty ONE Group Settle Commission Lawsuits

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 10:19

The parent company of @properties and Christie’s International Real Estate today became the latest brokerage to settle seller commission lawsuits, according to court filings, and also the first independent to do so. At the same time, Realty ONE Group indicated it had reached an agreement to end litigation by sellers. The @properties and Christie’s International…

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@properties and Realty One Settle Commission Lawsuits

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 10:19

The parent company of @properties and Christie’s International Real Estate today became the latest brokerage to settle seller commission lawsuits, according to court filings, and also the first independent to do so. At the same time, Realty ONE Group indicated it had reached an agreement to end litigation by sellers. The @properties and Christie’s International…

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Percy.AI Appoints Lisa Larson as Chief Strategy Officer

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2024-04-24 10:11

Percy.ai—a leader in data intelligence and fintech marketing for the real estate and mortgage sectors—has announced the appointment of Lisa Larson as its new Chief Strategy Officer. With over two decades of expertise in real estate property technology across North America, Larson will spearhead the development of AI and Machine Learning strategies and manage the…

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