What are the beginning and expiration dates of the real estate listing agreement?

Beware of agents selling Casta del Sol real estate who want you to agree to a very long listing period. This information should be included in the listing agreement itself and, should a dispute arise later, could be crucial in determining commission payments. Unless they can provide compelling reasons why your sale should take longer, generally three months is a good amount of time for a listing agreement.

casta del sol real estateAlso remember that the listing agreement is designed to protect not just you but the agent as well. Good agents work hard for their commissions and deserve just as much open communication and straightforward dealings as you do.

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