Broker fails in wh​opping claim against Taylor Swift for $1million commission for arranging one property viewing of a Tribeca townhouse

January 26, 2019 This case is a great example of when brokerage commissions can be completely disproportionate to the work undertaken to sell a home. On January 24th, a federal New York judge joined “Team Taylor” when dismissing a real estate brokerages claim for a whopping $1,080,000.00 for alleged unpaid commissions relating to an $18M […]

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The hidden secret about home selling commissions

34% of U.S. residents are living mortgage free. For 66% of homeowners (the majority of us) the first thing that happens when we sell our home is our mortgage company deducts the balance on our mortgage from the sale price. Of the remainder, real estate agent fees are deducted. We discovered a secret that no-one […]

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The truth about For Sale by Owner homes

In May 2012, an article was published in the Economist with the title “The great realtor rip-off, Why is it so expensive to buy or sell a house in America?”  The majority of brokers are still charging the same 6% fees all these years later.  One way to get more money for your home is […]

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