The Antitrust Laws Do Not Allow Real Estate Agents to Jointly Fix or Set Prices or Commissions

by Jarod Bona
If you have sold or purchased a home recently, you might be under the impression that real estate commissions—the price to engage a real estate broker—are fixed or otherwise set by law in different geographic markets. They aren’t—to do so amounts to price-fixing, which is a per se violation of the antitrust laws.Read the full article