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Latest Legal FAQ

As of April 23, 2024, the NAR settlement agreement is preliminarily approved. The settlement is still subject to final court approval, and plaintiffs have requested a hearing on final approval of the settlement to be held on November 26, 2024. Please see the FAQs below for more information and contact Mike Rohde at with any questions about completing an opt-in agreement.

Realtors® should expect to see practice changes go into effect by August 17, 2024 and will be required to abide by them. However, the settlement agreement is still subject to final court approval, so it is possible the deadlines and practices outlined may be modified in coming months. Visit and for updates.

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