A New York state court determined that establishing informed consent to dual agency requires more than a consumer's signature on a disclosure form
by Andrea V. Brambila | Apr 30
45% of homeowners don't know they pay the buyer's agent commission when a home sells
by Andrea V. Brambila | Mar 11
More than 20% of residential transactions in North America are doubled-ended, with up to 48% in 1 East Coast market
by Andrea V. Brambila | Feb 8
Buyers and sellers don't know whose interests agents represent, says the Consumer Federation of America
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jan 15
4 plaintiffs allege signatures on statutory disclosure form Houlihan Lawrence included in its legal filing are phony
by Andrea V. Brambila | Nov 30
Opinion
How do consumers win with limited representation and an agent who can’t advocate on their behalf?
by Jay Thompson | Nov 28
Lawsuit against New York brokerage Houlihan Lawrence takes a new twist, with anonymous letters alleging the firm was paying 'secret kickbacks' to its 1,300 agents
by Andrea V. Brambila | Oct 3
Opinion
In case you didn't know the formula, first-rate service plus up-to-date information equals top-rate client compensation
by Spyro Kemble | Sep 14
The affordability crisis and housing supply shortage are hitting Realtors hard, according to the 2018 NAR Member Profile report
by Andrea V. Brambila | Aug 15
The real estate giant balked at Upstream's 'unreasonable restrictions' on listing data and CAR's 'refusal to negotiate'
by Andrea V. Brambila | Aug 3
To stay above-board here are 6 best-practice tips
by Mustafa Abbasi | Jul 6
Representing both sides of a transaction can seem efficient, but that arrangement is often suspect, and in part of Canada, it's officially banned
by Emma Hinchliffe | Jun 21
NAR's Melanie Wyne and industry attorney Mitch Skinner discuss federal regulators' concerns ahead of June real estate competition workshop
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 16
Opinion
The fallacies and problems of working with only one agent
by Bernice Ross | Nov 6
Opinion
Our purchase offer was a 45-day close at full price. What could possibly go wrong? Lots.
by Brad Inman | Jul 14