Bombshell: Houston Agents Caught Steering Buyers Away From Homes With Lower Commissions

On November 2020 the National Association of Realtors settled its antitrust case with the Department of Justice, agreeing to a number of reforms over how MLS boards operate. The settlement also addressed how Realtors compete in their local markets. We now have more understanding of why the case was filed, and why it was settled. The Houston Chronicle is reporting on how several Houston area agents were caught on tape steering buyers away from homes which did not offer three percent commissions. Last year the Department of Justice announced the lawsuit against NAR and the [...]