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asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th March, 2020

What is an exclusive listing agreement?

An exclusive listing is a real estate sale agreement in which a specified real estate agent stands to gain a commission if a property sells within a specified number of months. The purpose of an exclusive listing is to motivate the agent to sell the property quickly and at the highest price possible.

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Regarding this, what is the difference between an exclusive listing and an exclusive right to sell?

Exclusive right to sell vs. Exclusive agency. The exclusive right to sell gives the broker a commission no matter who sells the property (the owner or the brokers), whereas under an exclusive agency, no commission is due if the seller finds the buyer.

Secondly, what is in a listing agreement? A listing contract (or listing agreement) is a contract between a real estate broker and an owner of real property granting the broker the authority to act as the owner's agent in the sale of the property. The list price at which the property will be offered for sale.

Also, what is the difference between an open listing and an exclusive listing?

An exclusive agency listing is similar to an open listing except the major difference is the broker will represent the owners. The owners still reserve the right to sell the property themselves and not pay a commission.

What does an exclusive contract with a real estate agent mean?

An exclusive contract is actually between a buyer and a broker, not a real estate agent. This means the buyer can't turn around, look online and start dealing directly with a seller or selling agent and cut out his agent from the transaction.

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