Real Estate and Mortgages
Rental Research Services, Inc., a corporation, et al., United States of America (for the Federal Trade Commission)
Type: CaseThe Commission challenged the conduct of West Penn Multi-List, operator of the only MLS service for the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, saying that the restrictions on access to its MLS services were anticompetitive.
Type: CaseThe FTC settled charges that Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (MLS), a group of real estate professionals based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, adopted rules that withheld valuable benefits of the multiple listing service it controls from consumers who chose to enter into nontraditional...
FTC Issues FY 2006 FDCPA Report to Congress; Commission Approves Filing of Amended Complaint in Matter of Global Marketing Group, Inc.; FTC Approves Federal Register Notice on Recycled Oil Rule; FTC Approves Federal Register Notice on Agency Systems of
Type: Press ReleaseCommission approval of reports to Congress: The Commission has authorized the staff to release publicly the 29th Annual Report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This report, which is available now on the FTC’s Web site, summarizes the Commission’s administration and...
Type: CaseThe Commission issued an administrative complaint charging Realcomp with violating Section 5 of the FTC Act by prohibiting information on Exclusive Agency (EA) Listings and other forms of nontraditional listings from being transmitted from the multiple listing service (MLS) it...
Type: CaseThe Commission filed a Part 3 administrative complaint challenging a set of rules adopted by MiRealSource, Inc. to keep Exclusive Agency Listings from being listed on its MLS, as well as other rules that restricted competition in real estate brokerage services.