Housing Rumble Polls Open

Who won—the real estate agent or the 'for sale by owner' executive?

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Now that both sides have had their turns, it's time to find out who won the Rumble.

The Housing Rumble is a regular feature here at Home Front that will match up opposing sides of an issue in an online debate and let readers decide the winner.

The current Rumble features Jay Thompson, a blogger and real estate broker in Phoenix, and Greg Healy, vice president of operations at ForSaleByOwner.com, a Web-based company that markets the homes of independent sellers.

The subject: "Do you need a real estate agent to sell your home?"

Here's a recap of the action so far, in case you're just tuning in:

Day 1 (Thompson)


Day 2 (Healy)
Day 3 (Thompson)
Day 4 (Healy)
Day 5 (Thompson)
Day 6 (Healy) Use the tool below to vote. The polls will remain open for 48 hours after this post goes live.

Who do you think won the debate?


Jay Thompson 34%
Greg Healy 66% View results