'Double-dipping agents' overcharge consumers billions in commissions
The Consumer Federation of America says dual agency should be banned, but double-ending should not be so long as agents discount their commission and act as facilitators
by Andrea V. Brambila May 27
Redfin’s new agent-free service hits regulatory snag
Redfin Direct, the tech brokerage’s new service available in Boston, doesn’t provide buyers a required state form. But Redfin says it provides an even ‘more comprehensive’ one
by Andrea V. Brambila May 22
Houlihan Lawrence attempt to toss dual agency lawsuit fails
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
A man handing a stack of $100 bills to an unseen person
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
A couple in front of a home with a real estate agent
Would you bother showing a single house to someone who you're not representing?
by Britt Chester Sep 29
Buyer's Edge lands on Business Journal's top brokerages list
Buyers-only brokerage gains recognition for sustained success
by Britt Chester Jun 24
A black knight and white knight facing off on a marble table
The case of the missing 5,000 square feet
by Britt Chester May 26
Historic South Beach apartment and hotel building changes hands
Marcus & Millichap announces sale of the Sadigo Court South Beach building
by Kimberly Manning May 12
Why you should drop being a dual agent
If it's something you already do, think again
by Tripti Rai Feb 12