In the latest issue of Commonwealth magazine (hitting members’ mailboxes soon if it hasn’t already), guest author Rob Hahn addresses the Franchise IDX issue from the ground up. The controversy at NAR over the Franchise IDX policy may well determine the future of the real estate business in America.

And that’s not an exaggeration. In one sense, the debate is about who should be allowed access to property listings. But the bigger issue is about the very way real estate will be listed and sold in the United States in the 21st century.

Read the full story from Commonwealth magazine here.