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Multiple Offers & Variable Rate Commissions

Level Playing Field — or Stacked Deck? Once a Buyer’s agent has determined that a home their client wants to buy is in multiple offers, the foremost question on every Buyer’s mind is, “What’s it going to take to get this house?” In turn, that depends on the Comp’s; the motivation and number of competing...
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Do Realtors Stack the Deck When Showing Clients Properties?

I’ve certainly heard the insinuation: by shuffling the order they show a series of homes, Realtors can subtly (or not so subtly) “guide” their Buyer’s decision to buy the home they want them to. Specifically, the supposed strategy is to show the most promising property either first or last:  the first home “sets the bar” for...
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