Redfin Direct online real estate platform draws criticism from buyer’s agents – Boston Business Journal

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Originally Posted by PartIrish. The brand seems to mean much more in the market. This is a good thing because Redfin will likely have much more interest in protecting their brand. This is very different from, for example, a national brand like KW where agents can do ‘whatever’ with much less risk to their brand.

Redfin, the national real estate brokerage, is introducing a new. Bloomberg News/Landov. The company launched Redfin Direct as a pilot program in Boston in. on the online listing explaining that the home can be bought “online. which is the average of what a buyer's agent might expect to be paid.

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The speaker was very good and covered several real estate topics. One thing that stood out to me though was something very simple and something we, as agents, hear every year. The National Association of Realtors does a survey every year with real estate customers asking them what is the most important thing to them in working with an agent.