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The History of Real Estate Brokers

The history of the men and women selling real estate is dependent upon the country where they ply their trades.  In the United States, real estate brokers began presenting houses for sale around 1900, and they have continued to today.  In countries like Australia, the practice of real estate sales has been present, but only recently have real estate brokers and agents come together to form common...

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Do Real Estate Agents Lie About Offers?

A couple we know is currently going through the home buying process. Over the weekend we were talking about bidding wars and whether or not you can believe the “Oh there’s lot’s of interest” and “We’ve just received a higher offer” phone calls and comments from the seller’s agent. At first glance, it seems that real estate agents would lie about offers because it makes them more money. But...

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