The High Road: Some brokers are . . . thieves

A broker who is a friend of mine recently recounted an anecdote that I can only hope is apocryphal.  But I believe it to be true.

He said he’s learned that some brokers are stealing names.

Those are the brokers who attend open houses, slyly snapping cellphone photos of sign-in sheets and then getting in touch with those visitors who don’t put down the name of their own broker.

Their desperate action is despicable, certainly unethical and arguably in violation of strictures against interfering with the business of another broker.

If you are a consumer, Continue reading