The Voice for Real Estate: Independent Contractors

Massachusetts’ highest court ruled in favor of brokerages that want to classify their sales associates as independent contractors rather than as employees. That’s the top story in The Voice for Real Estate for the week of June 29, 2015. Other stories: Promising gains on patent trolls, why Chinese buyers are jumping into U.S. real estate, net neutrality takes effect, and detailed help is coming on the big closing process.