Month: August 2020
Reader Question: Can real estate agents “game” the MLS system? When my current listing expires, how long do I need to wait to list again if I want my second listing to be marked “new” instead of “relist?” Monty’s Answer: There are over 700 multiple listing services (MLS) in the U.S., and they…
Our readers today are considering selling their home without using a real estate agent. As home prices rise and real estate fees rise with them, the industry is experiencing resistance. There are more and more options appearing to meet the demand for lower rates.
Reader Question: We have a real estate agent telling us not to list our home for more than ten-percent above her recommended price. She claims that if we do, it will ultimately cause us to accept an offer that is lower than any offer we would get if we listed at her suggested price. She…