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Exclusive Right-to-Sell


Definition: An exclusive right-to-sell listing is the most commonly utilized instrument. It gives the broker the exclusive right to earn a commission by representing the owner and bringing a buyer, either through another brokerage or directly. The owner pays both the listing and selling broker fees. The owner cannot sell the property herself without paying a commission, unless an exception is noted in the contract.

At the time of writing, Elizabeth Weintraub, DRE # 00697006, is a Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate in Sacramento, California.

Also Known As: Exclusive Right, Exclusive Listing,
Alternate Spellings: Exclusive Right to Sell
Common Misspellings: Inclusive Right to Sell
An Exclusive Right-to-Sell listing typically pays a set commission, from which a percentage or dollar figure is paid to the selling agency.

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