Did you know? - Showing properties. Hosting open houses. Prospecting for buyers and sellers. These, and more, are among the duties that busy licensees may sometimes consider asking their unlicensed assistants to take care of for them. But in fact, these are services that only a licensed individual can perform. And paying an unlicensed person (even your eager-to-succeed assistant) to provide real estate services that require licensing is in violation of section 6-1 of the Council Rules.