REALTOR trademark Archive

Remembering the Life of Donald Treadwell

The REALTOR® family lost one of its most well-known and distinguished leaders when NAR’s 1984 president, Donald H. Treadwell, passed away March 30. As president of NAR, Treadwell helped the association become more politically active, launching a voter registration...
April 22, 2013

Fake Complaint Site Now Dormant

It didn’t take long once the pressure was on to shut down The Web site was misusing the REALTOR® trademark, posting false complaints about real estate practitioners, and demanding money to have the complaints removed from the site....
January 24, 2013

Don’t Let Your Reputation—or Your Wallet—Fall Prey to Scam Complaint Site

A Web site of suspicious origin is misusing the REALTOR® trademark in what seems to be an attempt to get money from real estate practitioners. The site,, supposedly publishes consumer complaints about real estate agents. However, an investigation by...
January 10, 2013