Commentary

31 Avoidance of disputes over commissions

AUCTIONEERS, ESTATE AGENTS AND VALUERS vol 3(1)
| Commentary

31 Avoidance of disputes over commissions

| Commentary

31 Avoidance of disputes over commissions

In dealing with an estate agent’s applicant, the seller should use a certain amount of caution. If more than one firm has had instructions directly from the seller, as will be the case where the agent has been instructed as a multiple agent, careful inquiries should be made, both of the applicant and of the firms who are concerned, with a view to discovering in advance any dispute that there may be about entitlement to commission. Often, an applicant may have had particulars of the property, been taken to see it, and so forth,

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