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  1. Jason Smith
    December 8, 2020 @ 4:05 pm

    Hi Neil and team,
    You seem to suggest here, by inference, that it is however okay to pay for the advertising after the home sells. Correct me if I am wrong. I would have thought that paying for ads (leads) to generate sales should always be the agents’ responsibility. Otherwise the entire commission becomes gross profit. I know of no other business in which the fee is 100% profit. When we sold our home at Castle Hill a few years ago we used a Jenman agent. We were not charged a cent for advertising. So what are your thoughts/feelings about vendors paying for advertising after the sale?
    Thanks for your response.

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    • Garth
      December 10, 2020 @ 9:10 am

      100% Profit – to quote John McEnroe, You cannot be Serious! Shows you know nothing about running a real estate office. Office Lease, ongoing expenses, staff wages etc etc, last time I checked it cost $12,000.00 per month per sales person up to 6 sales people to run and manage a professional real estate office.

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  2. Maurie
    December 9, 2020 @ 6:33 am

    Thanks for your article. What I want to know is why Australian Governments are not addressing this issue? After all aren’t they, (the Govt.), supposed to be using their legislation to protect the community.

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  3. Chris
    February 9, 2021 @ 10:16 am

    Dear Jenman group,
    Thank you for putting out there the deception & despicable rorts the real estate industry has been foisting upon poor clients forever. We, your readers, appreciate your candid, clear explanations & candidacy of what we have been questioning for many decades (in my case). It is always a delight to read your helpful writings & hoping that the ridiculous imbalance is rectified eventually through regulation to help everyone. I am often saddened by friends decisions regarding agents rorts & several have been financially destroyed as a result of unscrupulous agents threats, bullying & fictional statements. My poor neighbours house was undersold by 1 million dollars! Most disappointing.
    Thanks again for your superlative articles.

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