Law & Ethics

Real estate laws, court cases, and rules that may affect your commercial or residential real estate business

NAR Approves Sweeping New Fair Housing Action Plan

The association and HUD will work jointly on public service announcements to communicate the importance of fair housing access to the public.

The Code Toughens Its Words

An implicit antidiscrimination ban is now spelled out by a new standard of practice in the Code of Ethics.

Restoring the Norm of Cooperation

Multiple listing services have until May 1 to implement the new Clear Cooperation policy, requiring participants to list publicly marketed homes.

2020 Economic Outlook

Slower growth—but how slow? A recession isn’t in the cards as long as the U.S. continues to make progress on trade with China.

Managing Risk

You wouldn't jump without a parachute. So make sure you're prepared by reading our latest risk management piece.