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On first meeting with a licensed real estate salesperson or broker the licensee is required to provide every potential buyer or seller with a state mandated consumer disclosure which explains the various legal relationships that are available to the consumer in that state. Without going into deta...
  And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. Luke 6:31“…all of the major world religions and philosophic systems have an Ethic of Reciprocity. In Christianity and Judaism, this is called "The Golden Rule." It is often expressed as "Do onto others as you would wish the...
   There’s a well-advertised service and web site called True Car which offers vehicle buyers price guidance and information so a buyer can enter the purchasing process knowing in advance the price range a particular make and model will cost, from best possible price on up. Why not True House?  L...
 A Brief History of Real Estate AgencyOnce upon a time, a long long time ago a farmer and his wife were facing hard times as their family grew larger but so busy were they that they had no time to look for a larger farm. All the adjoining land in their valley was already owned and being cultivate...
  Agency in real estate is inherently problematic – a contrarian perspectiveThis title is bound to make waves and create some vigorous criticism and arguments by the establishment because this strikes at the heart of what the establishment has been trying to convince the public and the members fo...

Paul Harsch

Realtor Emeritus, CRB, CRS, GRI, CBI
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