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Bburke880, Home Owner in Bloomington, IN

When relocating state to state and talking with several realtors about rental properties at what point are you under contract with a particular agent?

Asked by Bburke880, Bloomington, IN Tue Jun 19, 2012

We had an agent show us 2 rental properties but they were not acceptable, we signed the disclosure statement. Now he says we are under contract with him. Are we? We are planning to buy soon.

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the agency disclosure in Massachusetts is just a disclosure not a contract. Unless you signed an actual contract which specifies you will only use that particular broker exclusively (for however long the actual contract says) then you are not under an obligation legally to any agent.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jun 19, 2012
Thanks for the response.
Flag Thu May 2, 2013
Thank you so much. Relocating is hard enough without stuff like this.
Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012
Not sure if you signed an Mass Agency Disclosure or an agreement. You would have to sign an exclusive rental agreement allowing only that agency to respresent you. Some people prefer to list it with several agencies to get the most exposure. Call me if you need help in renting your property. Rentals are in high demand. Team Stevens & Manley Real Estate 508-648-0013 or visit us at
15 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jun 19, 2012
no you're not you only got a disclosure stating that he was representing you as your agent for those two properties unless your signed a buyers agreement as well?.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 6, 2013
We hired Team Stevens & Manley and they took care of every thing. All we had to do is cash the rental checks!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 24, 2012
Kriss and Scott handle our rental and it took all the burden off us. Especially being out of state.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 24, 2012
Thanks for the information
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 24, 2012
I'm not sure what you signed, but you could have signed an agency disclosure in which you agree to have that agent represent you exclusively for a few months. If you did, then you would need to use that agent. He should have explained this to you before you signed it.
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