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Real estate transparency is overdue

Perspective: Buyers, sellers deserve chance to shop for settlement services
Published on Jan 15, 2007

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by CareyBot

One of the most dysfunctional aspects of the typical real estate transaction is the near inability of home buyers and sellers to comparison shop for settlement services. A new business model that creates some sort of transparency has been introduced and is welcome, though whether this particular model is exactly the right tool for this important job remains to be seen.

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