Newsflash: Source of rental agent commission creates bias? How best to work with a rental agent

I am moving to a new city and don’t know the layout well. I was thinking of using a rental agent, which I have not done before.Given that the commission is paid by the landlord, wouldn’t my agent be biased towards places that pay a commission (and against things like Craigslist ads etc.) that do not? If so, how is this commonly addressed? Is there a way to properly incentivize showing all places?



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