There are over 50 Real Estate Agents in town. They all provided services for both Rental properties as well as Sales. There is not a real regulation concerning opening a Real Estate Agency. Otherwise than in the West, there also not exists any liability towards the agency for, for example hidden defects and short commings on a property, bought or rented via an Agency.
Some 14 (at time of writing) Agencies are member of the Reba-es (Real Estate Broker Association chapter Eastern Seaboard) .