Tag Archives: Agency

Time to Look Again at Agency in Virginia

Matthew Rathbun brought up the Agency Conversation again at AgentGenius recently – “Realizing that cooperation with other real estate professionals promotes the best interests of those who utilize their services, REALTORS® urge exclusive representation of clients ; do not attempt to gain any unfair advantage over their competitors; and they refrain from making unsolicited comments about other practitioners.” … The purpose of writing this post is to reaffirm the need to examine and study at the continued viability of Single Agent Dual Agency and to clarify once again that this is not a call for an end to Designated Agency (whereby one company represents both sides of a transaction) but a request to look at one agent representing both parties. Continue reading

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The Public Is Watching Us Beat Ourselves Up

On Tuesday, new VARBuzz author Heather Elias wrote a post entitled “Too Bad“, in which she recounted the story of hosting an open house and having buyers do everything they could to avoid conversation at all costs. It’s happened to … Continue reading

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Stepping up to the plate – Single Agent Dual Agency

OK OK I’m going to step up to plate. (do I need a flame proof suit?) First of all DISCLOSURE: Often I am a dual agent, I work in a niche market – horse properties & farms. I am broker/owner … Continue reading

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