Kenneth R. Harney

Kenneth Harney

Washington Post Columnist

Kenneth R. Harney is a nationally syndicated real estate columnist with the Washington Post.
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Should Ethics Violations Be Available to the Public?

In an era when you can find almost anything you want to know online about real estate – the estimated market value of a house, the rankings of neighborhood schools, crime rates, walkability and much more – there’s one important subject that’s difficult for consumers to check out: Ethics infractions by local Realtors, including agents you might want to hire to list your house or help you buy.