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REM has reported on major real estate industry stories during the last 30 years. But the entity that has had the most coverage in REM and touched on many of the big issues has been the federal Competition Bureau


Although some touted the bylaw as a ban on part-time real estate agents, the board’s Peter Squire says the previous bylaw did not require WinnipegRealtors members to work full-time in real estate sales.


Throughout Canada, people can be real estate agents part-time and serve coffee at a local Starbucks or drive a cab on the side - except in Manitoba. We just don’t know how lucky we are.


Are the financial models really that different from one coast to the other? If so, at what level are the differences occurring and why are the models so different?


Can a part-time agent really succeed? In some instances sure, but it’s rare. Once they sell their friends and relatives, they don’t know which way to go or what to do. I know this is a valid statement – I've heard it so many times from so many sources.

Part-time real estate agents


When it comes to part-time real estate agents, if “part time” means another source of income, then pensioners (private, public or CPP) would be included. That clearly would impact many licensees who have joined the industry following a long career in a pensionable job. And what about alimony?


If a new salesperson is looking for a place to work, they have lots of choices. There are many different kinds of real estate brokerage models. But there are no easy solutions. We must work hard for our money.