Real Estate Listing Antitrust Suits Survive

Law360, New York (March 23, 2011, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina federal judge on Wednesday let stand two suits against real estate listing services and various related brokerages accused of an alleged conspiracy to restrain competition and charge higher real estate prices.

Judge Sol Blatt Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina mostly denied the defendants’ motions to dismiss or strike the plaintiffs’ allegations against Consolidated Multiple Listing Service Inc. and Hilton Head Multiple Listing Service Inc. and the real estate brokerage firms whose members sit on their boards...
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