Newfound’s Perspective on the NAR Settlement and the Path Towards Industry Transformation

NAR settlement

  Friends of Newfound, I am writing to discuss the recent developments surrounding the National Association of Realtors (NAR) landmark settlement in the Sitzer|Burnett case. This pivotal event marks a significant turning point for the real estate industry and the consumers it serves. As CEO of Newfound, which encompasses our innovative brokerage brands Trelora, Houwzer, […]

An Open Letter to the Real Estate Industry: It’s Time for Change. What a Pro-Consumer Blueprint for Real Estate Reform Should Look Like

  Dear Colleagues, Last week’s Sitzer|Burnett verdict is more than a legal milestone; it is a resounding message from the public that reverberates through the foundation of our industry. The colossal $5.8 billion Sitzer|Burnett settlement, along with the $4 trillion tide of class action suits surging through our courts in its wake, doesn’t just signal […]

NAR, Brokerages, Conspired to Inflate Commissions. Newfound Offers Compelling Path Forward


Sitzer | Burnett Verdict Reinforces Newfound’s Commitment to Fair, Cost-Effective Real Estate Practices. PHILADELPHIA – (November 6, 2023) – The Sitzer | Burnett verdict represents the first domino in a seismic shift in the residential real estate industry. On behalf of consumers everywhere, the jury has spoken – the National Association of Realtors (NAR), alongside […]

Newfound Launch— Accelerating National Expansion and Launching Pioneering New Brands


The nation’s largest one-stop-shop real estate brokerage, Houwzer announces the creation of its parent company, Newfound PHILADELPHIA – (August 16, 2023) – The nation’s largest one-stop-shop real estate brokerage, Houwzer® announces the creation of its parent company, Newfound®. Newfound will leverage Houwzer and Trelora’s national network of salaried agents and its well-established full-service, 1% listing […]

Houwzer Acquires Competitor Trelora

Acquisition of Denver-based brokerage Trelora increases Houwzer’s footprint to 14 states spanning coast to coast, adds to management team, and expands business lines PHILADELPHIA – (December 12, 2022) –Houwzer, now the nation’s largest one-stop-shop real estate brokerage platform, announced today it has acquired Trelora, a pioneering next-gen brokerage out of Denver, Colorado. Houwzer and Trelora are […]

Houwzer Agent Featured In AARP Article About Home Selling


A recent article published by AARP features Houwzer listing agent Angela Allison as an expert voice on home selling. AARP, a retirement-focused interest group, has over 38 million members in the US, allowing it to have one of the largest magazine publications in circulation. Allison was quoted extensively, offering guidance to home sellers who are looking for […]