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  • Keller Williams to begin buying and selling houses

    Real estate giant become latest to jump on iBuyer trend
    Following a path previously laid out by the likes of Zillow and Redfin, and taking a page out of the playbook of Opendoor, Offerpad, and others, Keller Williams is about to start buying and selling houses. Next month, Keller Williams will launch an iBuyer offering, which it is calling “Keller Offers.”
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  • NAR slapped with second class-action lawsuit to end buyer broker compensation

    Suit alleges mandatory fees for buyer's brokers violate anti-trust laws
    A second class-action lawsuit has been filed in protest of the buyer broker compensation rules set forth by the National Association of Realtors. The suit alleges that NAR and MLS providers violated federal antitrust laws by requiring property sellers to pay the buyer's broker an inflated fee, a claim NAR called "completely without merit" as it vowed to defend its policies in court.
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  • Class-action lawsuit takes aim at buyer broker compensation rules

    Home seller claims NAR, MLS providers have conspired in violation of anti-trust laws
    A class-action lawsuit filed last week by a Minnesota home seller is taking aim at the big four multiple listing services that have transformed the real estate business. The suit alleges that the National Association of Realtors has driven up costs to sellers and has stifled competition by requiring brokers to offer buyer broker compensation when listing a property on an MLS site, and it names NAR, Realogy, HomeServices of America, RE/MAX and Keller Williams as the culprits.
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  • Keller Williams integrates new AI tech from CognitiveScale

    Keller Williams is putting increased effort into its AI R&D efforts to improve agent experience
    Keller Williams is continuing to add new technologies to help its real estate agents succeed, announcing recently that it is teaming up with CognitiveScale to bolster KW's artificial intelligence infrastructure.
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  • How much do real estate agents pay for leads?

    Will lead generation tech titans soon rule our world?
    The lead generation game is changing so fast, with smaller real estate firms struggling to keep up. As we see a future of big tech companies controlling borrower info, how much is this going to cost the real estate agent? And will it be worth it?
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  • Keller Williams is making huge moves in the tech space

    The brokerage is placing all bets on tech to elevate its offerings
    Keller Williams is on a mission to beat out Zillow and Redfin, and it plans to use technology to make it happen. The real estate franchisor just acquired SmarterAgent to allow agents to create their own branded apps, and it announced a partnership with an artificial intelligence firm to explore tech solutions. The moves appear to be part of a larger strategy to expand its reach.
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  • NAR announces winners of Hackathon and Pitch Contest

    Which real estate tech startup came away with the win?
    The National Association of Realtors and its investment arm, Second Century Ventures, announced the winners of its pitch contest and hackathon. BoxBrownie, an on-demand photo editing service for real estate, won the pitch competition, and KW Labs, the Keller Williams in-house software development arm, won the hackathon at NAR’s first-ever Investment, Opportunity & Innovation Summit in San Francisco.
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