Riezl Baker

Riezl Baker is a REALTOR® and Founding Principal of Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group in central Georgia.

Posts by Riezl Baker

Interview: Andy Florance on Restoring Transparency and Putting Agents ‘Back in Front of America’

Above, a screenshot from one of Homes.com’s new ads featuring Dan Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” fame and SNL’s Heidi Gardner.  During one of America’s most enduring traditions, Super Bowl Sunday, Homes.com plans to make history, regardless of who takes home the championship trophy.  Through four commercials reaching some 113 million viewers, the rapidly ascending real…

Op-Ed: Sold Before Input – The Controversy of Pocket Listings and Internal Office Listings

In the dynamic world of real estate, the increase of “secret listings” has raised eyebrows recently. Known by various names such as “pocket listings,” “SBI” or “internal office listings,” these practices have ignited a debate within the real estate industry, prompting questions about ethics, transparency and fiduciary duty. Pocket listings, or SBIs refer to properties…