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Month: August 2013

Voted 5 Star Professional in Real Estate for the 4th year in a row!

Voted 5 Star Professional in Real Estate for the 4th year in a row!

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ A big THANK YOU to all my clients who took the time to evaluate my services and submit their evaluations to Five Star Professional, a company that awards recognition to real estate brokers who provide exceptional service. Here’s an excerpt from the letter I just received from Five Star Professional notifying me of the award. “We are pleased to inform you that you have been named a 2013 Five Star Real Estate Agent. Congratulations on…

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Should you allow your broker to be a dual agent?

Should you allow your broker to be a dual agent?

Dual agency is the practice of allowing one real estate agent to represent both the seller and the buyer in a single transaction. My advice as a full-time broker? Don’t do it. I feel very strongly that the only person who benefits from dual agency is the agent. S/he gets to keep both “sides” of the commission. Even if the agent reduces the commission, they still benefit financially — significantly — while the clients lose the sole representation to which…

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