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How to Deal With Seller Delays With Respect to Commissions

How to Deal With Seller Delays With Respect to Commissions

Q: What if my seller delays the closing beyond the termination date of our listing agreement just to avoid paying me my commission?

First, you should make sure your listing agreement expressly protects your commission in the event the sale doesn’t close until after the listing agreement has terminated.