(Source: Montreal Gazette)
The Canadian Real Estate Association now has a strange ally in its fight with the Competition Bureau — the owner of an independent site that aims to compete with the Multiple Listing Service.
National FSBO Network Inc. has filed a motion for leave to intervene in the case before the Competition Tribunal involving the federal watchdog and CREA, the group that represents more than 100 real estate boards across Canada and the country’s 98,000 agents.
Melanie Aitken, Commissioner of the Competition Bureau, filed an application with the tribunal in February in which she referred to CREA’s practices as anti-competitive.
Read the full article, “Listings make for strange bedfellows” in the Gazette (April 15, 2010).