Who pays the agent’s commission on a short sale?



In short sales, lenders normally insist that sellers hire the services of a real estate agent to represent them

NAR steps up realtor safety programs



Throughout 2015, the National Association of Realtors has enhanced and expanded upon its more than a decade old Realtor Safety program, developing new materials, creating additional resources and providing members with everything they need to feel empowered and confident in their personal safety

Will The Zillow-Trulia Merger Bring Much Needed Innovation To A Stale Real Estate Industry?



The traditional real estate industry, like book publishers before them, think they are too powerful to be run over by upstarts like Zillow and Trulia. But the reality is, the internet long ago changed the playing field for the real estate brokerage industry.

The Ups and Downs of Being a Real Estate Agent



When I first entered the real estate field, I was fresh out of college and found a job working for a top agent in the Austin area.  I did all of the grunt work and running around that he didn’t want to do.  I entered listings, fielded office calls, took photos, and filed paperwork.  There […]

NJAR Announces REALTOR and REALTOR Associate of the Year



The New Jersey Association of REALTORs (NJAR) has announced the winners of the annual REALTOR of the Year and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE of the Year. Each year, NJAR recognizes two of its members who have produced outstanding results in the real estate industry. This year, NJAR awarded Jonathan Kessler of Kuker & Kessler Real Estate the REALTOR […]