March 18, 2013

Buying or Selling a Home

Real Estate Brokers

What legal protection do I have after signing a listing agreement?

The listing agreement between a seller and a real estate firm carries a fiduciary responsibility. The firm and all of its agents act for the seller. They owe the seller the duties of care, obedience, accounting, loyalty, and notice.

>>What is the real estate agent's role in a home sale?
>>What is the role of the seller's agents?
>>What is the listing agreement?
>>What fee will I pay on the sale of my home?
>>What other terms in the listing agreement are negotiable?
>>What legal protection do I have after signing a listing agreement?
>>Is the real estate agent liable if a potential buyer steals something from my home?
>>What can I do if my real estate firm doesn't seem to be working very hard to sell my home?
>>What is the fee relationship with a buyer's agent?


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