People often argue about if agents are worth what they are paid, who is a good agent, what makes a good agent, and so forth. I’m not (for now) going to dive into any of these questions, but instead step back and try and determine how do we even go about setting up the discussion [...]
Posts by Joseph Drasin
Joseph has over 20 years of experience as a technology and management consultant working with clients in a number of industries including real estate, bio-technology, and higher education. Currently he is a program manager at the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to his professional activities, he is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in leadership and management theory researching the social-psychology of organizational change. His professional and academic work focuses on helping organizations manage business changes, often with a technology slant.
We are currently in the process of selling our house, and my friend Patrick’s post prompted me to write about the irony of the sense-of-control in real estate. Any agent will tell you when selling your house to focus on the factors for which you can control: Price, condition, marketing, and so forth. It is [...]