11/20/19: 3pm EST NAR webinar to explain controversial new MLS Policy
NAR is offering a nationwide webinar at 3pm TODAY to explain their controversial new MLS policy. As Rob Hahn, a lawyer and industry pundit, warns this is an existential threat to small real estate brokers and solo-entreprenuers, particularly buyer agents:
Anyone want to watch the webinar together offline in Boston, gathering about 2:30pm today, or online if we can figure out how to do that today or in the fture if a rebroadcast is possible?
Discuss impact on real estate ecosystem & housing market:
By sanctioning private listings, NAR's policy also makes the shadow market worse while inducing buyers into a conflict of interest, see comments by NAR's chief economist Lawrence Yun, both 12 days ago at the Realtors annual conference and article 5 years ago by CNBC's Diana Olick:
What impact will the policy have on Boston's inventory-starved housing market, as well as your own?
Invite comments below or on Tweet threads above. If fellow real estate consumers would like to discuss the policy and it's implications more privately, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request admission to @RealEstateCafe's virtual roundtable.
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