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You’re Too Honest: A Recap of My Recent Listing Appointment

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By Laura Rubinchuk Schwartz

I met with a very nice couple looking to retire and relocate out of the area, which means selling their home of 20+ years. It had been many, many years since they needed the services of a REALTOR® or learned of the new way things are being done to sell a home, prepare for listing, and …

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Fiduciary Duty

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By Jennifer Klein

The current real estate market is tricky to understand. In this video with Steve Ostrom, we discuss who is obligated to whom, both in a short sale and in the case of bank owned homes.  Understanding who our agreements are with as agents will help buyers better navigate the market.

Jennifer Klein is a REALTOR® in Northern …

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Don’t Ever Discount Your Value

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By Chris Nichols About a week ago, I had a young couple looking to buy their very first home come interview me. I was quite impressed they were actually doing an in-depth interview to find the right agent to represent them in such an important transaction. It was a welcome surprise, and brought back memories of my experience with a …

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To Cut, or Not to Cut Your Commission: That is the Question.

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Code of Ethics, communication, ethics, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, Working with Clients 15 Comments

By Subhi J. Gharbieh A week or so ago, I was approached by a long time friend who I have known since elementary school. We grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same high school, and even graduated from the same university. I remember as kids, we would always talk about how successful we wanted to be when …