SO WHY IS THERE STILL A “STANDARD COMMISSION”?

The real estate industry has worked tirelessly over the years to protect the almighty 6% "standard" commission. Worse, they have made built many silent deals and “agreements” to block anyone who threatens their high fees. This happens at all levels. It starts with two or three agents standing around the office water cooler whispering about not showing discount-commission houses. But where does it end?