Author Archives: Bill Gamelli, SVP, Customer Services & Coach, William Raveis Real Estate

5.22.14

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme disease is an infection that humans and animals can contract from the bite of an infected deer tick. There’s no way to accurately quantify how many cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, due to misdiagnosis and underreporting (the Center for Disease Control [CDC] estimates it at somewhere around 30,000.)

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Real Estate Agency Relationships

My last post addressed the basics of buyer representation and emphasized how important it is for consumers to understand their options for representation in a real estate transaction.  Since most states require agency disclosures, consumers might confuse the disclosure with a contract.  It should be noted that the disclosure is NOT A CONTRACT and Continue reading

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Buyer Representation-The Basics

It wasn’t until recent times that home buyers have been afforded the same choices for representation in a real estate transaction as sellers.  Prior to the introduction of buyer agency, the signing of a listing agreement created a legal relationship where the real estate brokers and their agents represented the seller.   Even agents who worked with buyers were legally bound Continue reading