Plz Grade to the Argument

Topics: Real estate, Estate agent, Real property Pages: 2 (473 words) Published: December 15, 2011

The following appeared in a letter from a homeowner to a friend.

"Of the two leading real estate firms in our town—Adams Realty and Fitch Realty—Adams Realty is clearly superior. Adams has 40 real estate agents; in contrast, Fitch has 25, many of whom work only part-time. Moreover, Adams' revenue last year was twice as high as that of Fitch and included home sales that averaged $168,000, compared to Fitch's $144,000. Homes listed with Adams sell faster as well: ten years ago I listed my home with Fitch, and it took more than four months to sell; last year, when I sold another home, I listed it with Adams, and it took only one month. Thus, if you want to sell your home quickly and at a good price, you should use Adams Realty."

Write a response in which you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Be sure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what the implications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.

My Essay-

This letter is concludes that Adams estate firm is superior than Fitch reality estate firm. Homeowner's experience states that his home listed with Adams sell faster than the Fitch real estate firm.

Firstly,Adams has 40 real estate agents; fitch has 25, many of them work only part-time.However, the author provides no information about qualification of a real estate firm; also, how much hours per week these agents worked. Lacking such information, it is possible that estate agent work part-time is more efficient than a full-time agent, also ,a smaller firm is more efficient than the larger firm. Moreover, author didn't provide how many Fitch's agents work part-time.

Secondly, the author states that it took Fitch's firm longer to sell one of his house than Adams's firm to sell another one of his home ten years back. However, there are many possible factors to sell the home such as change in economic condition beween last year and 10 years earlier, location...
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