July 24, 2019

Sizing Up the Amazon-Realogy Deal: The $500 Million(?!?) In-Kind Referral Fee

WSJ: “Struggling Real-Estate Giant Realogy Strikes Deal With Amazon” [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. Edina Realty is a subsidiary of Berkshire, and competes with Realogy subsidiary Coldwell Banker Burnet.] “We lose money on every...
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Realtors and Client Confidentiality

The First Second to Know Want to know who just got a plum, new job out-of-town? Is about to lose their current one? Getting divorced? Just had a financial windfall? Or, for that matter, any number of other highly personal news? Ask their Realtor. Loose Lips Sink  . . . Realtors Except, of course, that a good Realtor will never...
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