FSBO & then Realtor gets deal question?

I had my home on the market FSBO for a few months & had several potential buyers come through the house. I also had a few offers that I did not take at the time. I just put it on the maket less than a week ago with Realtor. We now have an offer from one of the same people that offered before when it was FSBO. What are my rights and do I have to pay Seller’s Agent Comm if this was initally my customer?? Or is it up to the agnecy??

Asked on June 5, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Depends on what your contract states.  If it states yoru realtor gets a commission no matter what, then you are out of luck, regardless of whose "customer" or "potential customer" it was first.


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