If we have a signed buyer brokerage agreement and have found a house on our own (for sale by owner) with no contact. can we terminate the contract ?

Asked on June 15, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Georgia


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Nope. Depending your contract, you may owe the broker anyway -- this is why I never enter into an agreement.  And, if your contract so states that your broker gets a fee no matter what, and you breach the agreement, you can be liable for a whole lot more.

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