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Commissions should always be discussed before you sign a contract with an agent. But, how can you prepare yourself to negotiate on commissions if you don't know who is getting paid what? Here is a clear and transparent breakdown of who is getting a cut of that 5%-6%.
Find out where the "contact agent" button really takes you and why you need to protect your personal information in real estate to ensure you get the best deal. Read more
If your agent wants you to host an open house, or you are a buyer attending an open house soon, you should know this one thing.. Read more
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
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
Learn what you should know about home inspections, what questions you should ask to them, and how to find a quality inspector! Read more
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
Considering selling to an iBuyer? Here are some things you should know before using this type of service. Read more
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 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
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