A New York state court determined that establishing informed consent to dual agency requires more than a consumer's signature on a disclosure form
45% of homeowners don't know they pay the buyer's agent commission when a home sells
More than 20% of residential transactions in North America are doubled-ended, with up to 48% in 1 East Coast market
Buyers and sellers don't know whose interests agents represent, says the Consumer Federation of America
4 plaintiffs allege signatures on statutory disclosure form Houlihan Lawrence included in its legal filing are phony
How do consumers win with limited representation and an agent who can’t advocate on their behalf?
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
In case you didn't know the formula, first-rate service plus up-to-date information equals top-rate client compensation
The affordability crisis and housing supply shortage are hitting Realtors hard, according to the 2018 NAR Member Profile report
The real estate giant balked at Upstream's 'unreasonable restrictions' on listing data and CAR's 'refusal to negotiate'
Representing both sides of a transaction can seem efficient, but that arrangement is often suspect, and in part of Canada, it's officially banned
NAR's Melanie Wyne and industry attorney Mitch Skinner discuss federal regulators' concerns ahead of June real estate competition workshop
The fallacies and problems of working with only one agent