The DOJ vs. NAR: What’s the impact to real estate agents?

The following Q&A comes from the HW+ exclusive Slack channel, where HousingWire Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake answered questions about his latest coverage on the impact of the DOJ’s decision and how the industry is gearing up to respond. During the Q&A, Blake discussed the ramifications of previous DOJ investigations into NAR

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This is your last chance to nominate a 2021 HousingWire Vanguard

You have to act now! Nominate your Vanguard before midnight tonight, Friday, July 23rd. HousingWire’s 2020 Vanguard Award program recognizes C-level industry professionals and business unit leaders who have become leaders in their respective fields within housing and mortgage finance — those whose leadership is moving markets forward, each and every day. Vanguards

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Crypto firm names Kraninger top lobbyist

As regulatory oversight of cryptocurrency looms, Solidus Labs has appointed former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Kathy Kraninger to grease the wheels. Solidus Labs, which creates cryptocurrency market surveillance tools, appointed Kraninger, who led the CFPB from 2018 to 2021, to lead the company’s regulatory efforts as its vice president

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