March 28, 2020

We brokers make too damn much money

There, I said it: Broker compensation is indefensible. An independent broker who is a friend of mine and I were having — how to put it? — a robust discussion at the last monthly meeting of the Lucky Strikers Social Media Club.  We talked about commissions (without violating anti-trust laws, heaven knows). I ventured an […]

Let us all praise honorable brokers

A casual buyer to whom I’ve sent listings and shown apartments occasionally over the last year or two called me not long ago to say that he’s found the one he wants to purchase. It is in Fort Green, Brooklyn, and I have yet to see the studio. But he wanted me to represent him. […]