Can an Agent Do a Short Sale on Her Own Home?

Short sales can get messy, especially when a realtor is trying to sell her home herself. Besides legality issues, realtors in this situation will also run into moral issues. Is it okay for realtors to make commission off of the property since they aren’t getting anything else out of the property? An alternative is to make a side deal with another realtor to receive the referral fee after the transaction is complete. Again, this leads to ethical issues, but technically, there is no legality against it. Read the full article here: http://homebuying.about.com/b/2013/06/17/can-an-agent-do-a-short-sale-on-her-own-home.htm