Sometimes they are not allow to take comps if those are foreclosure or shortsales and they only can use regular sales.
Aveces los peritos en Chicago no pueden comparar con casas reposeidas y ventas cortas .... more
It sounds like you can terminate the contract with 30 days notice after 6 months on the market, but you need to read the entire Agreement to verify. It is not wise to commit to a 12 month Listing Agreement, but many agents try to lock you in because the market is so low. Everything is negotiable and there are thousands of agents willing to negotiate the term if you find one who is not so willing.
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