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 …

Mixed signals, mixed market

This week’s National Association of Realtors press release (nar.realtor) sends mixed signals about the housing market. Reports of sluggish home sales and slowing home price appreciation is not what yo…

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…