How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Chris The Lawyer Your Own Question
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer, Lawyer
Category: New Zealand Law
Satisfied Customers: 22887
Experience:  38 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.
Type Your New Zealand Law Question Here...
Chris The Lawyer is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

We have been introduced to a buyer by a real estate agent.

Customer Question

We have been introduced to a buyer by a real estate agent. We both own two properties but have each only listed one property with the real estate agent. However, we may swap our other as yet unlisted properties at a later date. Are we under any obligation to the original agent if we swap our unlisted properties after selling our listed properties?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.

You should check the listing agreement and see if it specifies one property or is a general authority. But if you just do the deal which is presented, and settle this, you are free to list the other properties or sell them yourselves, providing the listing agreement is not general and has a time period during which it runs

Related New Zealand Law Questions