Residential Real Estate

Redfin Reports Bidding War Decline

Redfin Reports Bidding War Decline

July 14, 2021 | Reprints | Unlock Link

At least some element of seasonality appears to have returned to the Boston-area housing market last month: Redfin’s monthly report on competition its agents’ offers faced found a slightly less frenzied atmosphere.

Is It Time to Stop Writing Buyer Love Letters? 

Is It Time to Stop Writing Buyer Love Letters? 

By Bernice Ross | Special To Commercial Record | July 8, 2021 | Reprints | Unlock Link

A number of agents in recent months have become adamant that we should all stop our buyers from writing “love letters” to sellers because these letters often violate fair housing laws. They also advised listing agents to avoid presenting any of these letters to their sellers if they receive any from buyers. I disagree with both positions.  

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