Anthony's Stories

Opinion

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz will explore a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month’s situation: A productive agent wants to take his or her annual vacation over the holiday season but has a history of slow Januarys.

Nov 8
Opinion

The situation: A successful and experienced Miami agent has had it with a difficult seller and wants to part ways, but the broker would like the agent to stick it out and make it work.

Oct 16
Opinion

This month’s situation: A top producing Miami agent has reservations about joining a new office, where the manager is a “non-competing selling broker.”

Sep 16
Opinion

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz will explore a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month’s situation: After a long and successful run with a real estate office, a Miami agent has accepted an offer to join a competitor and needs to inform the current broker of this decision.

Aug 10
Opinion

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz will explore a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic.

This month’s situation: The heat of the 2016 election season is hitting a busy and successful Miami real estate agent from all sides. Out in the field, there is a seller who insists on sharing political views and actively tries to engage the agent in political discussions. Back in the office, the agent is butting heads with colleagues over the election. Sides are forming, relationships are fraying and the tension is getting uncomfortable.

Jul 14
Opinion

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz will explore a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month’s situation: A tech-savvy and successful Miami agent is concerned about his/her web site, its ability to serve hearing and visually-impaired customers, and the legal ramifications that can follow.

Jun 14

In his monthly column, Anthony Askowitz will explore a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month’s situation: A top Miami agent has a prospective buyer for a big sale — but the agent is not completely sure of the actual identity of the “buyer.”

May 9

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz will explore a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month’s situation: An agent is preparing to go on a much-needed vacation, and wants to keep everyone in the loop.

Apr 11