Less restrictive rules on adding listings to MLS expected…agents to have ability to offer flat fee MLS listings…
(Source: The Vancouver Sun)
The Canadian Real Estate Association will ask its members to bow to the demands of the Competition Bureau of Canada and allow easier and possibly cheaper access to its Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
Association president Dale Ripplinger said Wednesday its 98,000 members will be asked to allow agents to list a home on MLS without forcing customers to accept a bundle of other real estate-related services, such as the agent presenting all offers.
Read the full article, “CREA asks members to widen access to MLS” in the Vancouver Sun (Feb 10, 2010).