October 2012

There are 2 blog entries for October 2012.

Buyer’s Edge Real Estate Agents are on Your Side – Time to Check Fire/Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

October 26, 2012

By John F. Sullivan
Exclusive Buyer’s Broker and Vice President with Buyer’s Edge Company, Inc.

Early Sunday morning on October 21st, I was awakened by a siren which isn’t unusual since I live less than a mile from a fire station and a half block from a main thoroughfare. This one was different because the truck came up my street and was soon followed by a second truck. I went back to sleep, thankful that it went by my house. When you live in a one hundred year old row house, a fire in a neighbor’s house can be just as dangerous as one in your house. I didn’t think much of it until around six-thirty when we heard voices on a

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Buyer’s Edge – Frequently Asked Questions

October 15, 2012

Some real estate agents say that they can represent the buyer and seller in the same transaction. How can that be?

John Sullivan, Associate Broker, with Buyer’s Edge answers this important question.

"An agency representing both the buyer and the seller is legal in Maryland, DC and Virginia. In DC and VA, a single agent can represent both the buyer and the seller in the same transaction. This is known as dual agency.

At Buyer's Edge, we don't believe that the same agent or agency can represent both the buyer and seller. We are not alone in this view.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court declared "dual agents do not and cannot by law give a buyer the same degree of loyalty as an agent

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