Courtesy of Frederick Peters, President of Warburg Realty
Has the internet ushered in a golden age of transparency for real estate sales? Today, prospective buyers and sellers have access to a variety of websites providing the same information which was formerly the exclusive purview of real estate agents. I assumed that most consumers, as well as real estate practitioners, accepted that this greater access to information has been a good thing for everyone. So why is the pendulum moving, gradually but clearly, in the other direction? Welcome to the world of the “whisper” listing.