File this under crazy ideas that Todd came up with that are full of risk and not likely to happen.
According to Dale Stinton, NAR’s leadership is ready to “get in trouble“. That’s great news. Here’s a way to get started.
NAR currently has a partnership with Move Inc to operate REALTOR.com. I think the partnership is a fair deal. REALTORS® get to publish their listings on REALTOR.com for free. Move funds the site by charging for premium or competing advertising on the site. However, this isn’t good enough for members who essentially want an ad-free platform. The REALTOR.com operating agreement is evergreen and includes non-compete language. Changing the agreement is difficult, and going around it is even harder. Continue reading