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When a dispute accrues between an agent and seller, and the

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When a dispute accrues between an agent and seller, and the agent removes the for
sale signs from the property, would that be enough to terminate the contract between
the agent and seller.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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The agent removing the sign likely would not be enough in and of itself to cancel or terminate the contract. However, it could be the basis to cancel i you can prove/show that the agent is no longer actively trying to market and sell the property.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

That would likely be the better basis for termination. Making a claim that the agent isn't performing as agreed by the contract puts the breach on the agent -- instead of the seller -- and makes it easier to terminate the agreement.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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