Those hoping that the next generation of 100-percent commission brokerages would just die a death may want to see a therapist about their denial. These thick-skinned companies are alive and well, and the tenacious breed of broker-owners who run them have gotten used to being called flat-fee scumbags.
Here’s something that doesn’t happen every day: One of the largest local Realtor associations in Texas will hold an emergency meeting next week to vote on whether two of their officers should be removed from the board of directors.
Can “coozies.” Keychains. Notebooks and pens and flashlights and bottle openers. The world is packed with generic promotional items that include a spot for slapping on any real estate agent’s name and logo, ready to ship off to your sphere of influence … which will probably, let’s face it, underwhelm that “lucky” receiver.