The Real Deal New York

Changes to state rules would bring greater transparency in real estate advertising

By Tom Acitelli | March 14, 2013 10:00AM

From the March issue: New York State is getting closer to finally overhauling the rules for advertising in the real estate industry — a move that would change the way brokers use social media and even what brokers can name their own teams. Sources close to the 14-member New York State Board of Real Estate, the government oversight committee debating the rules, say new regulations could be adopted as soon as March 14, when the group next convenes. If that happens, the changes would go into effect around mid-June, marking the biggest regulatory shakeup in real estate advertising in 19 years. [more]