fees: Court Case Could Effect Short Sale Specialists - 07/07/09 12:49 PM
Recently a court case ruling about Administrative Fees (Busby v. JRHBW Realty, Inc, d/b/a RealtySouth) made me think, "Good for them!"  I've never been a proponent of Admin Fees.  They are junk fees after all.  However, as a short sale specialist, I had to think about this a bit more.
In this case, the plaintiff won a class action law suit against RealtySouth for charging Admin Fees that were legally proven not to have done anything to help in the transaction.   Short Sales can feel like the wild west and now some of the extra ways of collecting a full commission … (38 comments)

fees: How Much Would You Pay A Customer to Use You? Commission Auction Site - 08/29/07 09:05 AM
That's what one site is proposing.
I got an e-mail today notifying me that I was losing my bid for someone's purchase.  Usually I am not duped into clicking but it looked pretty legit.  So what did I do, I clicked.
To my dismay, there was this site where Realtors out"BID" or out cut each other to "win" this client.  The auction I watched today had an agent giving up 70% of the commission back to buyer.
I'm not sure how this is even legal, but it'll be interesting to see.  For those curious, the site was home commission dot com.
The … (10 comments)

 
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