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Most realtors are not trying to help anyone but themselves. They will try to talk you down on an asking price because to them and their commission it's only a few hundred dollars while to you it's thousands.
In my expierience and as far as i'm concerned, realtors and politicians are two of a kind. They will tell you whatever they think you want to hear or whatever is necessary, including outright lies, to make a sale or get elected. Sad but true.
Don't get me started on the whole "Home inspection" scam. Most of those companies are totally clueless or just don't care about anything but getting their checks.
When we purchased our home the realtor quoted the deed restrictions which was a great selling point. In San Jacinto County, Texas, the deed restrictions do not seem to be worth the paper they are written on in the 258th district court of law.
Wow....MSN Real Estate has become about as reliable as an infomercial. Shame on you MSN for tainting the Real Estate industry in allowing such exaggerated reporting and to the Real Estate agents who participated (I noticed they had "Honorable" mentions). Maybe your next article should be "How to Find an Ethical Realtor". I promise, we're out there and we know how to spot misleading verbiage and unethical listing/buyer agents. Leaving on a good note, I did agree with the FSBO portion, that was quite acurate.