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Realtor conflict of interest

Listing Contract: “Seller’s Agent Will Not Also Represent Buyer”

Advice to Would-Be Home Sellers on Dual Agency: “Don’t” [Note to Readers: The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] If your prospective Realtor won’t agree to adding the clause above...
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Listing Contract: “Seller’s Agent Will Not Also Represent Buyer”

Advice to Would-Be Home Sellers on Dual Agency: “Don’t” [Editor’s Note: The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] If your prospective Realtor won’t agree to adding the clause above to...
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Awkward Dual Agent Moment #24

Recommending a Radon Test (or Not) “No man Realtor can serve two masters.” Regular readers will recall a recurring theme on this blog. No, not my penchant for alliteration.  🙂 My stance on single agent dual agency, which is when the same agent represents the Buyer as well as the Seller. Namely, I regard it...
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Is Now “A GREAT TIME TO BUY A HOME!?!”

Sales Hyperbole “Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.” Is now  “A GREAT TIME TO BUY A HOME?” Is it in fact, “THE BUYING OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME?” Search me. But I’ll say this:  Realtors who are screaming those things (or statements like it) the loudest:  a) don’t have a clue; and b)...
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