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Daily Real Estate News  |  November 14, 2008  |   NAR: Statement Misleading
A press release issued Nov. 11 by contained inaccuracies and misleading statements about its ability to place unlisted for-sale-by-owner information on, the official Web site of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSŪ. is operated by Move Inc.

NAR and are setting the record straight with the following clarifications:
  • The settlement agreement between NAR and the Department of Justice made no provision to allow unlisted properties, such as “for-sale-by-owner,” to be posted on
  • does not in any way enable home sellers to advertise their home on without broker representation. Every property on must be listed by a licensed real estate broker.
  • has not authorized to resell’s Showcase Listings Enhancement package.
  • There is no relationship between and
  • There are no unrepresented homes on—every property on must be listed by a licensed real estate broker, and unrepresented properties would not qualify to be submitted to a REALTORŪ-owned and operated MLS. has asked to issue a retraction. did not discuss in advance the statements in their press release with nor did they request or receive permission to use the name in their press release.



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