The Inman News three-part series, "Broker fees divide Industry," written by staff writer Matt Carter, generated mounds of feedback, demonstrating that the industry is indeed divided on the issue of brokers charging a "transaction fee" — which sometimes goes by other names — that can add several hundred dollars to the percentage-based commission that consumers typically pay for real estate services.

We know the real estate industry — as are most industries in this ailing economy — are hurting, but consumers are hurting, too. Let’s not sully the industry’s reputation by sneaking in extra fees.

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top