Unethical Or Illegal

The Reno Gazette Journal and Jason Hidalgo did some great investigative work on dual agency in short sales and flipping.gavel

The articles can be read through the links below.

Short Sale Flipping Puts Housing Rebound On Shaky Ground and Here

Lowball Short Sales Hurt Banks And Consumers

Nevada Department Of Business To Investigate Short Sale Flipping

You can read more on agency here.

As a Realtor, I appreciate the depths that Jason went to in order to uncover what was happening. Most often,  peer to peer complaints go by the wayside but consumer complaints and investigations tend to hold weight. While dual agency and withholding a property from the NNRMLS (pocket listings) are not illegal they do border on unethical and may not hold the client’s best interest.

Thankfully, my brokerage, Keller Williams Group One Inc., doesn’t allow dual agency so we can focus on a single client’s need.

For more information on buying or to search for homes visit RenownHomes.com.

To find out what your home may sell for visit HomeValuesOfReno.com



Ricky Beach


Keller Williams Group One Inc.

10539 Professional Circle., #100

Reno, NV 89521


Office: (775) 393-9601
Cell: (775) 750-1437
Email: Ricky@RickyBeach.com

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