4 reasons an agent should consider firing their buyer or seller, including tips on how to avoid finding yourself in that situation!
Updated 8/12/17; Originally published 8/19/15 Takeaways Realtors have many professional restrictions on what they can and cannot do The client’s will is (almost) always supreme Sometimes agents can get in trouble by not being sneaky, but trying to be too helpful Not all real estate agents are Realtors. “Realtors” are real estate agents that belong […]
Takeaways Interview several agents and do your due diligence before hiring an agent Take the listing or representation agreement seriously – you are committing 100% to that agent Watch out for warning signs, and first try to work out concerns with your agent before sacking anyone Avoid This Problem Hiring the wrong agent can often […]
Welcome back to my series on the Realtor Code of Ethics, Articles 4 and 5! The previous article was about Cooperating with Other Brokers. Articles 4 and 5 concern disclosing an agent’s ownership interest in a property for sale, or relationship with professional services during the transaction. Article 4 – Disclosing Whether the Agent is […]
Welcome back to part 2 in my series on the Texas Association of Realtors Code of Ethics. These are rules of conduct that all real estate agent members of the TAR must follow at risk of fines, discipline, or even being thrown out. Previously, of course, we discussed Article 1. Today, surprise surprise, is Article […]
Welcome to the first in my series on the Texas Association of Realtors Code of Ethics. Firstly, what is a REALTOR®? Contrary to popular belief, not all real estate agents are REALTORS®, and not all REALTORS® are real estate agents (appraisers can also be Realtors). Realtors are specifically members of the Realtor boards, to include […]