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As a seller of a house, do we have a right to cancel a

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As a seller of a house, do we have a right to cancel a listing agreement at any time prior to the expiration of the listing agreement?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.

Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

Does the listing agreement contain a provision for early termination?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the additional information. I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get.

Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

Speak to the broker and let them know that you are no longer interested in selling. While, the listing agreement is binding, and termination would subject you to breach, the broker does not want to spin their wheels working for a seller who does not wish to sell. I suspect they will let you walk so long as you do not immediately go sign with another broker.

Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

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