The other issue with this type of situation is when the seller begins to ask him/herself whether the agent was helping them price the home in the seller's best interests or the agent's best interest, and if a fiduciary responsibility brought about by an Agency relationship has been violated. In truth, sellers price the home, but usually with knowledge and advice from their agent.
It is very rarely a good idea for a listing agent to place an offer on a property they have listed in NYS, as it opens them up to a TON of liability. I would never do it myself.... more
I was hoping that you were referring to the Women's Council of Realtors Birmingham-Bloomfield Chapter. I am the Local Chapter President and proud to anounce that our membership has grown significantly this quarter - dispite the current market "adjustment" we are experiencing in Michigan. Please feel free to take a look at the Chapter Blog... more