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Home listings startup launches in SoFla with expansion plans for NY, California
January 24, 2019 10:30AM
A startup that takes the real estate agent out of the deal recently launched in South Florida with plans to expand throughout the state...
Is your agent looking out for you, or someone else?
December 21, 2018 11:15AM
Kenneth R. Harney
When you’re involved in a real estate transaction, do you assume that the realty agents are required to represent the best interests of the...
Commercial brokers made more money last year than ever before: NAR
November 15, 2018 02:30PM
Commercial real estate brokers, agents and appraisers made more money than ever last year, even as transactions slow because of tight inventory. A survey...
Why For Sale by Owner listings are fizzling
November 09, 2018 11:30AM
Kenneth R. Harney
What’s been happening to that good old-fashioned American way to sell your home — doing it yourself, with minimal or no commission costs? If...
Paying the right commission is ultimately up to you
June 22, 2018 10:00AM
Kenneth R. Harney
So you think things don’t get rough in real estate and feathers don’t fly when agents’ commission money is at stake? Ha. Listen to...
Elliman did nothing to justify a $1M commission, Taylor Swift’s company says in response to lawsuit
March 07, 2018 03:35PM
Taylor Swift’s management company wants Douglas Elliman to shake it off. The pop star’s Firefly Entertainment filed a motion for a judge to dismiss...
After the closing: What happens when brokers battle over commissions
January 30, 2018 07:00AM
When a busted partnership between a pair of brokers at Newmark Knight Frank gave rise to fight over a $1.1 million commission, a panel...
Brokers win $1.2M in six-year-long commission battle
November 21, 2017 07:00AM
A pair of brokers who were cheated out of commission on a $28 million contract got paid off — with interest — after a...
Realogy shelled out $53M in commissions amid hiring push
November 03, 2017 12:30PM
Nine months after CEO Richard Smith vowed to turn Realogy into a “recruiting machine,” the company is facing a bittersweet reality of a successful...
Commission competition ramps up
July 17, 2017 07:00AM
From the July issue: When Upper East Side socialite Shafi Roepers decided to relist her co-op at the exclusive 4 East 66th Street this spring, she...
Luxury home sellers using incentives to push brokers to sell
June 14, 2017 01:50PM
Sellers of the some of the country’s most expensive homes are increasingly negotiating broker commission structures to include incentives, in order to push agents...
Extell to pay 50% commissions upfront to spur new-dev sales
February 02, 2017 01:30PM
Extell Development is wooing brokers for three of its upcoming residential buildings with the promise of cold hard cash upfront.
Resi market report: The commission split dance
January 23, 2017 07:00AM
From the January issue: Before ringing in 2017, many of the city’s residential agents were furiously trying to ring up a few more sales. Adding...
Average US real estate commissions dropping to low 5% range
January 13, 2017 12:30PM
The average commission rate paid on American home sale transactions continues to decline and could dip below 5 percent within the next few years.
US resi brokers make some of the world’s highest commissions: report
October 07, 2016 10:50AM
The U.S. is one of the most expensive countries to buy a house, partly because its real estate brokers receive some of the highest...
I-sales brokers feeling the crunch
August 11, 2016 10:15AM
The investment sales market went into a slump during the first half of the year, which means one thing for commercial real estate brokers
The murky world of broker commissions
May 22, 2015 11:00AM
It’s one of the dark corners of American real estate that doesn’t get much attention from consumers: When realty agents representing potential buyers don’t...
AG calls on NY brokers to give rebates
April 20, 2015 05:25PM
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made a push Monday for the state’s real estate brokers to take advantage of a recent change to the state’s...
Azad Property faces $20M suit amid fight with co-founder
September 05, 2014 12:10PM
A former broker and partner at Azad Property Group asked a Manhattan Supreme Court judge to block the firm from transferring any legal proceeds...
A snapshot of three firms’ splits
July 18, 2014 04:30PM
From the July issue: Split schedules vary slightly at traditional firms. But one insider provided TRD with the split schedules for three firms: Corcoran, Elliman...
EB-5 money up in the air after Greenland agrees to sell Pacific Park site
Douglas Elliman to hold MeToo conference–and Bo Dietl will be part of it
Here’s what the $20M-$30M NYC investment sales market looked like last week
LCRE Group lands $85M refi for FiDi hotel
A million StreetEasy accounts hacked
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