Don’t be surprised by how little brokers know

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A recent Wall Street Journal first-person piece by a newbie broker had me chuckling and nodding in agreement.

However, you may gasp in horror at how little useful information real-estate brokers acquire during the abysmally small amount of online education or class hours required to obtain a license.  You also may think twice about working with a broker who is just breaking into the field (though I am, of course, sympathetic to their plight, which I shared some years ago).

Evoking the drudgery depicted in the film, American Beauty, Alyssa Abkowitz also confesses Continue reading