When an agent leaves a broker, can they take their listings with them?

Asked by Chanita Teitz, Flushing, NY Tue Aug 2, 2011

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Jerry Cibuls…, Agent, Southold, NY
Thu Aug 11, 2011
All of the listings are really the brokers. The broker has to release the listing contract with a seller before they can list the house with the agent working under another broker.
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Ron Thomas, Agent, Fresno, CA
Wed Aug 3, 2011
You would be forcing the Clients to abandon the Agent:
An acrimonious relationship will not work.
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Andres Soto, , 11101
Wed Aug 3, 2011
If the agent has a good relationship with their Broker they usually do. Though it is all up to the Broker.
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Gail Gladsto…, Agent, 11743, NY
Tue Aug 2, 2011
The broker owns the listings, so it is up to them.

I always let my agents take their listings; homeowners really work with individuals, not companies.

Would you like to work with me?
Web Reference:  http://GailGladstone.com
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Margaret Has…, Agent, Tampa, FL
Tue Aug 2, 2011
It's up to the broker, because the listings actually belong to the broker rather than the agent.
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