discount real estate: Negotiating contracts with Limited Service v Exclusive Right of Sale - 05/24/12 08:10 AM
The most important difference between a limited service (usually flat fee MLS) listing and a traditional “Exclusive Right of Sale" listing is that with Exclusive Right of Sale, buyers’ agents cannot go directly to the seller and discuss terms of an offer.  Then why does this happen on a regular basis?
I believe it is because some agents get carried away and forget that it is a clear ethics violation and on top of that little break in the chain of command, it is a remarkably stupid negotiation strategy.
These unethical renegade agents, in essence, are attempting to pre-negotiate an … (28 comments)

discount real estate: Flat fee MLS…it’s not your Grandmother’s property listing method! - 11/23/11 10:19 AM
The technological age has empowered consumers to demand that industries offer more reasonable prices for services.  Real estate is no exception.  Thanks to the Internet, home sellers can get exposure for their properties without having to pay huge commissions.  Instead of paying 6% to a full service Realtor, flat fee or discount listing services allow sellers to get listed on the MLS and have complete control over the sale of their property.  The concept of flat rate MLS listing originated in Florida in the late 1990’s and has grown in popularity in all major cities.  Now flat fee MLS in Tampa … (1 comments)

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