Jack Walsh

Jack Walsh is an associate editor for RISMedia.

Posts by Jack Walsh

Interview: Andy Florance on Restoring Transparency and Putting Agents ‘Back in Front of America’

Above, a screenshot from one of Homes.com’s new ads featuring Dan Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” fame and SNL’s Heidi Gardner.  During one of America’s most enduring traditions, Super Bowl Sunday, Homes.com plans to make history, regardless of who takes home the championship trophy.  Through four commercials reaching some 113 million viewers, the rapidly ascending real…

Court Report

COURT REPORT: Consolidation Effort Fails; Billion-Dollar Judgment Denied

Editor’s note: The COURT REPORT is RISMedia’s weekly look at current and upcoming lawsuits, investigations and other legal developments around real estate. Judges deny lawsuit consolidation push Citing the recent National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) settlement agreement, a panel of six judges denied an attempt by plaintiffs in commission-focused class-action lawsuits to consolidate all the…

NAR submits comments to VA on Allowable Fees; Urges GSEs and Regulators to Confirm Support for Buyer Financing

NAR Submits Comments to VA on Allowable Fees; Urges GSEs and Regulators to Confirm Support for Buyer Financing

In ongoing efforts to address housing policy and lending concerns surrounding the recent National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) settlement, NAR issued two letters this week to both the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), GSEs and regulators. The letter to GSEs was also sent on behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), delivered to the Federal…