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You won't find stars, half-stars or any other ratings or consumer reviews about specific real estate agents at Instead, the newly launched site, which is focused on the Chicagoland area in Illinois, allows agents to compete with each other on the basis of the service packages they offer, the rates they charge for those services and other details such as experience, specialties, track record and other credentials. AgentsCompared allows searches for listing agents and buyer's agents. The site also features searches based on two broad types of real estate services offered, which the site defines as "full service" and "basic service." Basic service for a listing agent can mean that the agent lists the property in a multiple listing service database but performs few other services for the seller, for example, while a full-service listing package could include a much broader range of services. Michael Erdman, president and founder of AgentsC...