What to do about real estate newbies

Perspective: Lawmakers, brokers, associations, license schools, media at fault for real estate's woe

It’s altogether too easy to blame real estate’s excessive number of newbies for a variety of ills in the industry that include intense competition, downward pressure on commissions (a boon to sellers, though not brokers) and unethical behavior. But the newbies themselves, as a group, aren’t at fault for these conditions.