The Rental Market

Is your broker hoarding you?

By Teri Karush Rogers | October 27, 2010 - 12:46PM

When you’re selling your apartment, your desire to market it to as many buyers as possible can collide with your broker’s desire to pocket the whole commission instead of splitting it with a buyer’s broker (aka “co-broking.”) Broker-blogger-industry-whistleblower Malcolm Carter provides an example and outlines the tactics of co-broking-averse brokers, which include “responding to inquiries but making it next to impossible to schedule appointments” and stalling when a buyer represented by a different broker presents an offer. (Malcolm Carter)

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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