The US Department of Justice forced new industry policies recently which will allow Internet-based real estate agents to access home listings on more than 800 Multiple Listing Services (MLS). The settlement, which is awaiting court approval, could save homebuyers thousands of dollars on commission fees if online real estate agents are granted access to online databases previously limited to traditional residential property agents at the request of the National Association of Realtors.

National Law Journal – Verdicts & Settlements