A 'yes agent' agrees with everything the seller says, offers up compliments and ignores anything that causes the seller angst, like data that conflicts with the seller’s opinion of price
The industry needs to raise the bar
Understand how value is assigned to leverage your expertise
Listing home in the MLS provides maximum exposure to a targeted audience
Understanding how 'value in use' can complicate appraisals
The appraisal industry took the brunt of the hit for the crash. Realtors? Absolutely nothing.
Experienced agents with a solid grasp of real estate data can advise clients across a wide geographic area
Insights from experts can help agents and sellers price a property, but buyers will want second opinions