Ahhh the Wall Street Journal confirms that we are NOT crazy! As many people have called us the last 3 months – offering a flat fee full service buyers brokerage for only $5,000 – most have been quoted stating we are absolutely nuts.
Well…maybe some of us are…but certainly not our business model. Our clients, super SmAAAt, web-savvy, well educated, properly pre-approved and ready to go – sound crazy to you that we can offer a less expensive alternative to super efficient tech savvy people Sound like you Search Boston Condos
The WSJ article:
Is the 6% commission on its way out A story about tech-savvy home buyers in the Boston Globe raises the prospect.
Younger buyers who use the Web to house hunt prefer a hands-off approach with real estate agents, according to the article. I don’t like agents pushing properties on me. Id prefer to do the house hunting on my own online and go to Sunday open houses on my own, and then text my Realtor when I’m ready, one 37-year-old house hunter is quoted as saying.
In response, some brokers have dropped their listing commissions for sellers, others are reducing commissions from the traditional 5% or 6% and some are offering buyer incentives such as cash rebates, she says. Lauren Baier Kim Continue…
Source: Wall Street Journal