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House flipping is on the rise despite high home prices, CoreLogic reports

As anyone who regularly watches “Flip or Flop” already knows, house flipping is on the rise, and a new report from property data developer CoreLogic confirms it.  Inman

NAR celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

The National Association of Realtors is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act at its annual mid-year conference in Washington D.C. The trade association is also publicly acknowledging its lack of support for the landmark legislation in the past. Inman

The government wants to know what’s up with real estate pocket listings

WASHINGTON — Pocket listings and state regulations regarding dual agency and minimum service requirements may be on the agenda at the real estate competition workshop to be held by Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on June 5. Inman

Inman reader poll: more than 80 percent against NAR dues hike

Readers left more than seven dozen comments underneath Inman’s poll explaining their answers. Most slammed the proposed dues increases, demanding NAR instead live within its means, offer a better value proposition, or reallocate its current budget resources. Inman

HUD fines California landlords over racist renting practices

Property managers at two housing complexes in Lake Elsinore, California, were forced to pay $ 8,000 each in fines for alleged racial discrimination against prospective tenants, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced yesterday. Inman

Jim Harrison apologizes for op-ed on Inman

When I stand corrected, I do so as publicly as any other statements bearing my name. The Inman op-ed, while intended to prepare our leadership for the NAR meetings with new info, was in hindsight, not a fair presentation, nor was it truly reflective of my sentiment and an appropriate representation of MLSListings. Inman

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