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The Economics of Residential Real Estate Brokerage


  • Richard Arnott

    () (Boston College)


This paper examines the economics of residential real estate brokerage. Section 2 discusses the role of the residential real estate agent - what the listing agent does, what the selling agent does, and broadly how the residential real estate brokerage market is organized. Section 3 examines residential real estate broderage from an industrial organization perspective - structure, conduct, and performance - with particular attention to the Candian experience.
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  • Richard Arnott, 1994. "The Economics of Residential Real Estate Brokerage," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 280., Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocoec:280

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    real estate; brokerage; agent;

    JEL classification:

    • R29 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Other
    • L85 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Real Estate Services


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