What are my legal responsibilities to a realtor if my son now wants to but my home?

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What are my legal responsibilities to a realtor if my son now wants to but my home?

I have had a realtor for 2 weeks now. There have been 2 failed open houses and no other

visits. The house is

Asked on November 21, 2016 under Real Estate Law, Massachusetts

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Your legal responsibilities are those set out in your contract with the realtor--no more and no less. A typical contract will require that if you sell the house to anyone while the realtor has the listing, the realtor gets her commission; this would include your son. You need  to review the contract to see what you need to do and pay.


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