This article explores opportunities for price and service competition in residential real estate brokerage. It is designed to give an overview of both the problem and some promising solutions. The article details the home purchase transaction, reviews the market structure of the industry, identifies the trade restraints inhibiting competition, and prescribes comprehensive antitrust remedies to induce greater competition.
William C. Erxleben,
In Search of Price and Service Competition in Residential Real Estate Brokerage: Breaking the Cartel,
56 Wash. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/wlr/vol56/iss2/5