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Old 2010-03-22, 10:56 PM
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Default MLS is now finally open to the public without the need of hiring a realtor!

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe...rticle1508529/

Now you can just pay a flat fee to access and list on the MLS yourself w/o having to use a realtor and pay few thousand dollars in commission. Lets hope the new ruling will keep the vibrant housing sector in Canada going Strong!
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Old 2010-03-23, 12:05 AM
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except the seller's contact info won't be viewable to the general public on mls - prospective purchasers will have to call the listing agent and hope that their contact info gets passed along.

also, mls data is still restricted and real value added services will continue to be constrained.

the competition bureau thinks that this is an inadequate response, and i agree.
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Old 2010-03-23, 06:46 AM
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How is this any different? Don't certain realtor already offer flat fee listings on MLS.
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Old 2010-03-23, 08:11 AM
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How is this any different? Don't certain realtor already offer flat fee listings on MLS.
Yep! From what I read I can't see much change from the way things were. There were already brokers who would list on MLS for you for a few hundred dollars.
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