Deciding “Procuring Cause” Cases Like Solomon Would

No Splitting the Baby The way the Board of Realtors discourages procuring cause cases — essentially, disputes over who’s entitled to the payout commission (offered to the agent responsible for the sale) — is by applying an all-or-nothing standard. That is, instead of divvying up the commission amongst competing agents, the Board makes a determination...
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Navigating an Arbitration Proceeding, Post-Closing

When Ignorance is Bliss — Realtor Version Show me an agent who knows the particulars of Buyer-Seller arbitration, and I’ll show you  . . . an agent who’s just gone through arbitration. Which in turn means they were involved in a deal where the Buyer and Seller were VERY unhappy with one another. Or should...
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