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Consumer Friendly Contracts: Compensation Suggestions

New Guidelines Just Released CAARE is thrilled to release the first draft of our model compensation language for consumers hiring Buyer or Seller Brokers. This is the beginning of a series focusing on Realtor fee agreements, which have often been unfairly standardized, making it hard for consumers to negotiate terms. Key Points Of Our Compensation … Continue reading “Consumer Friendly Contracts: Compensation Suggestions”

NAR is Gunning for Discount Brokers

googlea198c6af8c9d2ddd Pocket Listing – when a broker severely limits the marketing of a client’s property to collect a double commission. In a truly misleading and anti-competitive move, the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) has announced a new rule that directly attacks brokers who discount their fees. Instead of calling it, “A Conspiracy to Eliminate Discount Brokers,” … Continue reading “NAR is Gunning for Discount Brokers”

Massive class action filed against real estate industry for fee fixing.

Class Action filed challenging the way Realtors are paid. Click here for a link to Notorious Rob’s analysis. Click here for a copy of the Complaint: ECF No. 1, Class Action Complaint

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