Sunday, October 2, 2011
Buyers and Sellers Can Now Track Realtors' Success Rates, Online
That is, buyers and sellers can do this in 15 Western real estate markets covered by online brokerage Redfin, which now has a "Scouting Report." This type of transparency will likely go national in coming years. The NYT gives an overview of the data. There's a dogpile of responses from Realtors online, including a calm response from The Phoenix Real Estate Guy. But this Portland, OR, agent is outraged, wondering "Who died and made Redfin...REAL ESTATE GOD?"