Public Hearing: Competition and Real Estate

Hearing Information

In October 2005, the Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted a public forum on competition in the real estate brokerage industry featuring experts from government, business, and academia.

Agenda

Transcript

Panelist Submissions

Public Comments

Government Reports and Testimony

Various government agencies and officials have issued reports and testified before Congress on the benefits to consumers of greater competition in the brokerage industry.

August 2005

Real Estate Brokerage: Factors That May Affect Price Competition (PDF) - GAO Report to the House Committee on Financial Services

July 25, 2006

Competition in Real Estate Brokerage Services - Department of Justice Testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services

July 25, 2006

Real Estate Brokerage: Various Factors May Affect Price Competition (PDF) - GAO Testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services

April 2007

Competition and the Real Estate Brokerage Industry - A Report by the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice

Updated July 23, 2015