Sick of defending your commission? Here’s what you need to make your case

Are you tired of clients hammering on you about your commission? If so, here’s an entirely new twist on how to defend your commission.

9 ways to avoid a real estate ‘commissionectomy’

I’ve paid my fair share of money out-of-pocket to fix a mistake or make a client happy. But as I get wiser and more experienced, I get closer to lowering that amount to $0. Here’s what I’ve learned.

10 telltale signs you’re suffering from commission breath

Real estate agents fall into two broad categories: those who are in it for the commissions and treat the clients as numbers, and those who put the client’s best interests first, even if it means not earning a commission. Here are 10 telltale signs you’re suffering from commission breath.

What if buyer’s agents had to negotiate their own commissions?

Buyer agency and exclusive buyer representatives are nothing new. What would the consequences be if listing and buyer’s agents each negotiated their commissions separately with the clients they represent?

8 questions agents should expect at every listing appointment

It is often a poker game of sorts; how much information should the agent share and in what way? Is the seller just picking their brain or truly serious about needing the agent’s help? Who else may the seller be interviewing?

Why I believe real estate agents are worth every penny

I believe that real estate agents get paid well for what we do, however, I believe we’re worth it. Good agents can put money in their sellers’ pockets …

Why I believe real estate agents are worth every penny

I believe that real estate agents get paid well for what we do, however, I believe we’re worth it. Good agents can put money in their sellers’ pockets …

When it comes to commissions, if you’re ‘Sears,’ you’re sunk

The market is rapidly dividing itself into two separate buckets — do it yourself, low (or no) commission models versus concierge-style service coupled with a unique value proposition (UVP) …

When it comes to commissions, if you’re ‘Sears,’ you’re sunk

The market is rapidly dividing itself into two separate buckets — do it yourself, low (or no) commission models versus concierge-style service coupled with a unique value proposition (UVP) …

6 reasons the home won’t sell (besides price)

It never hurts to tip the scales in your sellers’ favor, increase their bottom line and potentially expedite the home sale timeline …