There are two parts to the listing contract. The contract to put the listing for sale in the MLS and the contract for the exclusive right to sell the property. Make sure both contracts are cancelled. Some agents will cancel in the MLS but not the exclusive right to sell. The seller is then still obligated to pay them a commission if the property is sold through another agency while the first contract is still in force.
You can cancel but beware--cancelling your contract does not always mean that you will not pay that company a commission, even if you sell yourself. You will need to get a full release. Read your contract very carefully sometimes in the print it covers how long that bokerage firm will still have tocollect commission if in fact you cancel. I would sit down with my agent and discuss what I would like to see done - remember communication is the key to selling your home. Try that first then if you do not get satisfaction you can always take other recourses.
The answer is YES. You should look at the agreement to see what the listing term is and how many days written notice you need to give. This is usually found on the first page paragraph #2. I would also contact an attorney if you plan to use another agent so you can make sure you are not still on the hook for commissions from that Brokerage. That's why it best to contact the Broker and make him/her aware of your problem so you can see what they can do to help.
Yes you can at any time. Often clients think that because they signed a document they are required to remain under contract with an agent for the length of the contract. You can terminate the agreeement at any time for either a buyers agency agreement or a listing agreement. Just notify your agent. I recommend doing it in writing and keep a copy for yourself.
Hi, You can cancel through the Broker but read the language and clauses in your agreement, the Exclusive Right To Represent contract has a clause that says the broker may charge you a comission depending on the circumstances or ask for their advertising dollars back. Again read your contract carefully and consult with the broker.
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It's a fine line and generally you have to give the agent the benefit of the doubt before trying to let him go. Even if you do this, you might be sued for a commission later on. The safest bet is to wait out your contract and then sign with a different agent.
Usually you must contact the Broker and have them attempt to remedy the problem. If this continues, you can ask for a different agent to take over the contract. If this does not solve the problem, you can ask to be released from your commitment. In rare situations you may have to consult with an attorney.
It's up to the agent's broker, not the agent. So call the company's broker and explain to him whyyou're not happy. A good broker doesn't want an unhappy client, so he should try his best to make you happy. He may let your listing go or he may try to have another agent in the same company help you.