Give choice a chance

Perspective: A call for more real estate payment options

Imagine being a spectator watching a real estate compensation reality show, witnessing brokers and sales associates walking thin tightropes stretched between two ravages: the ravage of raising overhead and the ravage of shrinking compensation levels.

While watching long lines of contestants slip and fall, failing in feeble attempts to navigate this tightrope challenge, you notice an occasional contestant successfully navigating across the wire.