Move lawsuit against Zillow clears contempt hurdle with settlement

Move lawsuit against Zillow clears contempt hurdle with settlement

Move declares "full steam ahead" in prosecution

Twitter roundup of this week's top housing articles

CFPB heads up the list

Shaky housing market about to get even shakier

When will we all stop kidding ourselves?
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This graphic sums up February’s tepid existing home sales

Behind the 1.2% uptick
Brena Swanson
Monday’s existing-home sales report from the National Association of Realtors didn’t show too much improvement from January’s giant fall. This chart shows just how minuscule the change is.
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Existing home sales slightly rebound after last month’s plummet

Tight inventory hampers growth
Brena Swanson
While existing-home sales did tick back up slightly in February, the National Associations of Realtors’ latest report reveals the housing market still has some headwinds to overcome for the spring homebuying season.
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Zillow: Existing home sales rebound for spring homebuying?

Estimated to increase after January collapse
Brena Swanson
Existing home sales should hopefully perform better in the upcoming February release after plummeting to the lowest rate in nine months. Could this trend stick around long enough for the spring homebuying season?
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NAR: Millennials still want real estate agents

And this is their year to buy
Brena Swanson
A new survey from the National Association of Realtors shows that millennials, those 34 and younger, are the most likely generation to use a real estate agent. And the best part is, this is supposed to be their year to jump into homeownership.
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Realtor.com boosts Big Apple listings big time

Announces listing agreements with “prominent” New York brokerages
Ben Lane
Realtor.com, which has long boasted that it has the “most accurate” data of any online real estate site, took another step toward improving its data accuracy with the announcement of new listing agreements that will provide the site with direct feeds from several of New York’s “prominent” brokerages, and a listing service, as well.
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This is why it's a great time to be a real estate agent

But how long will it last?
Brena Swanson
The housing crisis put a significant dent in the number of registered real estate agents, leaving the ones who stuck around a good-looking paycheck.
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Pending home sales surge to highest level in 18 months

Buyer demand boosts sales
Brena Swanson
Pending home sales recovered after last month's unexpected steep decline. In January, pending home sales surged to the highest level since August 2013, thanks to improved buyer demand at the beginning of 2015.
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Meet the bullies ripping off Realtors

NAR executives testify before Congress on patent troll fight
Ben Lane
Realtors, real estate agents and brokers are fighting a constant battle against people and companies who are trying to rip them off, and they’re not going to take it anymore, executives from the National Association of Realtors told a House subcommittee on Thursday.
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Court rules ListHub must continue to provide listing data to Trulia

Zillow Group wins the first round
Ben Lane
Realtors, real estate agents and brokers who were worried that their listings were going to disappear from Trulia by the end of the week, can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now. That’s because the latest round in the battle between Move and the Zillow Group — over Move-owned ListHub’s decision to terminate its listing agreement with Trulia — is a victory for Zillow.
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Zillow Group launches legal fight to keep ListHub listings on Trulia

Seeking restraining order to prevent listing data from disappearing Feb. 26
Ben Lane
A mere two days after Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff suggested that he was happy that competitor Move's ListHub service will no longer be providing real estate listings to Zillow because they were "inferior," Zillow Group is going to court to try to keep those very listings on Trulia.
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