Does your advertising paint a true picture?

We all know that Realtors are required to be honest and truthful in their advertising and marketing. According to article 12 in the Realtor Code of Ethics, “Realtors shall be honest and truthful in their real estate communications and shall present a true picture in their advertising, marketing, and other representations.” I have to say … Read more

Why office exclusives are not a good look for the industry

When there is a huge competition and a surplus of real estate agents, we tend to start fighting each other. Here’s why the concepts of office exclusives, designated agency and double-dipping are a big no-no to this broker. There are some services that I don’t want to provide for our clients, and I won’t, unless … Read more

In today’s market, does down payment assistance really help?

What we really need is more housing — especially affordable housing. Prices are still going up, and soon, there won’t be any houses priced low enough to be affordable for people who are within the income limits that qualify them for financial help. I don’t know the answer, but it seems as though some of … Read more

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