Editor's note: Jack Attridge, an agent with William Raveis in Marblehead, Mass., has resigned from an advisory board created by realtor.com to guide development of its experimental agent-ranking platform, AgentMatch. In this guest piece, Attridge explains his decision. On Nov. 11, conversation began on the "Raise the Bar in Real Estate" Facebook group regarding the release of "AgentMatch" on realtor.com. A week later, after a loud and clear backlash from the agent and broker population, I and a number of other people were invited onto an “advisory board” by realtor.com. It was implied that the advice and input of the advisory board would be listened to and carefully considered by the parties responsible for AgentMatch. I accepted that invitation, in the hope that I could g...
Dec 3, 2013 by Paul Hagey
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