April 3, 2013

Offering a Bounty for Pre-List Leads

(Still) More Evidence of Tight Supply “Buyer’s agent will pay a 15% referral fee to anyone who gives an address for a potential listing that leads to a sale.” –email pitch (April 2, 2013) How tight is housing supply in the Twin Cities at the moment? Tight enough that at least one Buyer’s agent (above) is resorting...
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Is Picking the Cheapest Realtor a Good Idea?

Price vs. Value Undoubtedly, lots of home sellers who pose that question this Spring will answer “yes.” But if you then asked them if that’s how they chose their lawyer or CPA or family doctor . . . they’d look at you like you were crazy. Sophisticated consumers — of all professional services — know that...
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