Is a court appointed real estate commissioner allowed to be the listing agent or is it a conflict of interest?

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Due to divorce, a court appointed real estate commissioner to assist with sale of the marital residence. The commissioner listed the property with his real estate office and himself as the listing agent and subsequently used that office as the buyer's agent as well. Now he is taking his court fee (2%) and the seller's commission and his office is getting the buyer's commission as well. Is it permitted that as an agent of the court he get both commissions or is there a conflict of interest here?

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