Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Florida

if you signed a 6mnth listing agreement, but were unable to obtain a mortgage on a new property, can the realtor charge you the "early cancellation fee" to withdraw your listing?

Asked on 9/10/13, 4:46 am

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Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary
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The listing agreement controls. You need to have it reviewed by an attorney. Yes there may still be an early cancellation fee.

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Answered on 9/10/13, 5:56 am
William Gwaltney William W. Gwaltney, Attorneys at Law
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It depends on the terms of your contract with the listing agent, but the simple answer is yes they can, unless there is an exception that covers your situation.

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Answered on 9/10/13, 5:57 am

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