Proposed changes an attempt to satisfy concerns raised by federal Competition Bureau
(Source: Globe and Mail)
Real estate agents are making a last-ditch effort to stave off pressure from the Competition Bureau by voting Monday on an overhaul of the way Canadians buy and sell homes.
Agents could find their job descriptions dramatically rewritten as the Canadian Real Estate Association votes on changes that would allow individuals to handle a greater portion of home sales on their own, while still taking advantage of the organization’s powerful listings database.
Read Steve Ladurantaye’s full article “Real estate agents poised to vote on shakeup of industry” in the Globe and Mail (March 22, 2010).