Real Estate For Consumers

A consumer's guide to the world of real estate

Check our recent articles from leading consumer advocates in the real estate industry.  Whether you are buying, selling, or just wanting to learn mmore about real estate, these articles will help you to learn what other companies don't want you to know.    

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400,000 home sales hidden from the public

400,000 home sales hidden from the public

As if the market wasn't challenging enough, especially for first-time homebuyers, Redfin reported earlier this year that an estimated +400,000 homes will be sold by an agent this year without the public knowing about it. Learn how this is happening and why...

400,000 home sales hidden from the public

400,000 home sales hidden from the public

As if the market wasn't challenging enough, especially for first-time homebuyers, Redfin reported earlier this year that an estimated +400,000 homes will be sold by an agent this year without the public knowing about it. Learn how this is happening and why... Read more

New community features to help you connect

New community features to help you connect

We've added a collaborative space for you to connect, learn, share, and prepare for the biggest financial decision of your life. All the perks and support of a community, without the solicitations or selling of your information! Read more

Why you should ignore buyer love letters

Why you should ignore buyer love letters

In a seller's market, some homebuyers are attempting to get a leg above the competition by including a "buyer love letter" with their offer. Here are three reasons why that letter should go straight into the trash. Read more

What you should know before signing a listing agreement

What you should know before signing a listing agreement

Seven things you should understand before signing a listing agreement with an agent. Learn what to look for and how to make sure the agreement works in your best interests. Read more

You have options when it comes to selling your home

You have options when it comes to selling your home

You have options when it comes to how you sell your home. You need to pick the right one based on your knowledge and budget. Here are a few of the most common options when it comes to selling. Read more

True costs of using an ibuyer

True costs of using an ibuyer

Considering selling to an iBuyer? Here are some things you should know before using this type of service. Read more

Are you on the do not call registry?

Are you on the do not call registry?

Did you know that there are 12 states that have their own registry? Let's dive into the Do Not Call lists, how they work, and how you can make sure you are registered before you enter the real estate market. Read more

The real problem with the real estate industry

The real problem with the real estate industry

The industry makes you think new selling services are the problem, but we believe those conversations are actually a distraction from the bigger issue, which is way worse. Read more

Bait agents use to find new clients

Bait agents use to find new clients

There are 2 million agents in the US to sell 5 million homes. With such a competitive field, agents will do a lot of things to try and secure new clients. Here are the top things they do to try to lure in clients, and why you should avoid these tactics and find a good agent on your own. Read more

What is a discount agent?

What is a discount agent?

This type of selling service gets talked about a lot, but the term discount really isn't correct. Let's talk about what it is, what it means, and the things you need to know before selecting one. Read more