The Dual Agency Debate

Share your views on controversial real estate practice

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Inman News wants to hear your perspective on the practice of dual agency and similar forms of representation in which one agent works with a seller and buyer in the same real estate sale.

Express your views:

  • Do consumers understand dual agency and similar forms of representation? And if so, do they accept them?
  • Is it possible for an agent to serve the interests of a buyer and a seller in the same transaction?
  • Is it OK for two agents from the same office to adequately represent a buyer and seller, respectively, in the same transaction?
  • When do dual agency and similar forms of representation work best for all parties?
  • What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of dual agency and similar forms of representation?

Share your comments in the survey below, or write to: press@inman.com. We will consider your comments in upcoming coverage about dual agency and other forms of representation in which one agent represents a buyer and seller in the same transaction.