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Six Things Your Real Estate Agent Won’t Tell You, But Should


Melanie Marsh, a top agent with COMPASS
Melanie Marsh, a top agent with COMPASS

Realtors live conflicted lives. On the one hand, they are salespeople—and 100% commission-based, so they only make money when a deal closes. On the other hand, they are also consultants, expected to give advice in the best interest of their clients, which may sometimes be at odds with their own monetary incentives.