Disclosure of Real Estate Commissions Paid to Buyer's Agents

By Michael Repka There is a new controversy brewing in the real estate industry. Washington state recently began requiring the public disclosure of the real estate commission paid to the buyer's agent. This has some real estate agents incensed. Recently,…

Exclusive Photography

By Anthony Halawa DeLeon Realty breaks the business mold, yet again, by employing staff photographers. Lead photographer Anthony Halawa brings a unique blend of talent and experience to his role. A strong visual aesthetic, Fine Arts Degree, and…

Eight Things That Make DeLeon Different

By Michael Repka, Esq. 1) We never take money from both sides of any transaction Most brokerages, and even many individual agents, take money from both sides of the same transaction when they have the opportunity. While some try to characterize…

The Hidden Dangers of "Off-MLS" or "Pocket" Listings

By Michael Repka, C.E.O. & General Counsel, DeLeon Realty Last year, 2018, was the first year that the Deleon Team was number one in Menlo Park. We also outsold all other agents and teams in Portola Valley for the first time. Although we are consistently…