Dear Monty column: Home seller upset as buyer refuses to share appraisal

Reader Question: Is the seller of a home privy to the home’s appraisal value for which the buyer paid? Does the agent representing the buyer have that information? Who is entitled to the information or can access it? Is the agent or his/her company in a position to assist the seller in obtaining the information… … Read More


Dear Monty: Who pays the real estate commission?

Reader Question: We are starting to explore buying our first home. We have attended several open houses and spoken to several real estate agents. One of the questions we have asked is who pays the real estate commission. It is a question to which we have received different answers. In discussion with family members and… … Read More