Now if he'd work for $30 bucks an hour to help find or sell a house, he's got a real business. Check out his site and blog too - some good stuff there.
Good to see commentary like this though from a realtor. Unlike the mindless dribble and lies you see on realtytimes, realtor.org, bloodhoundblog and the thousands and thousands of waste-of-time realtor sites.
Message to the ramen-eaters: Tell the truth. There's a marketing strategy for you. Just tell the damn truth. Your credibility has been destroyed, likely beyond repair thanks to the monkeys at the NAR, but if you ever want to eat again, you're going to have to try something radical.
Oh, ditch the laughable 6% too. Seriously, you're gonna have to go with the hourly wage thing, with maybe a bonus for good performance. Just the way it's gonna be.