Autumn home selling

What was once considered a winding down period for the year’s home sales, has become housing’s second wind.  Autumn is not only a time when the leaves start falling, but it also has become a target se…

Buyer agent commissions

One of the hottest controversies in real estate that you have yet to hear about is who should pay buyer agent commissions.  Real estate broker commission controversies have been around in one form or …

Realtor commissions

If successful, an anti-trust class-action lawsuit filed March 6th could potentially change the landscape of the residential real estate industry.  The lawsuit alleges that the National Association of …

Don’t send buyers to the competition

Home sellers should be concerned about the reports of a tumbling luxury home market. The stalwart of the American real estate market since the recession (and possibly skewing home price indices) is sh…

A seller’s guide to this year’s market

It’s that time of year again; the real estate market is getting hot along with the temperature. And that’s about the only thing most are able to predict about this year’s real estate market. Since the…

It’s all about the subtext now baby

“Buyers are liars” is a saying that many real estate agents seem to verbalize when things don’t work out with a home buyer. It’s an insulting false aphorism that is proclaimed as an attempt to shift a…