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 …

Choices, choices, choices

Having choices is good.  For many, have having a choice represents freedom. For others, choice creates angst out of fear of making the wrong selection. Dr. Barry Schwartz wrote about this phenomenon i…

A word about millennials

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s recent remark about millennials and housing doesn’t just speak volumes about politics and elected officials, but possibly reveals the future of housing and bu…

The coming optimism in the housing market

There’s no doubt that 2016 was an outstanding year for real estate and the housing market. In fact, National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun was reported to say in a January NAR p…