Pocket Sales the Silent Listing

Most sellers host to list on the local MLS but that’s not your only option. Pocket listings – or private listings – are becoming a bigger part of the process. A pocket listing is a property for sale that is not marketed on the MLS.

Pocket Listings – Ethical or Not?

As the housing market continues its renaissance, a big rise in the number of “pocket listings” has come to the fore, with sellers looking to maintain their anonymity and agents looking to create an aura of exclusivity about their properties. The strategy certainly has its proponents, but at the same time, there are plenty of critics who say that this so-called ‘exclusivity’ could be unethical.

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