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When does a person become your real estate agent?

Specific laws and duties govern the relationship between a person looking to buy or sell real property and their real estate agent/broker.  Only an agent can act on behalf of the party to negotiate the contract for the purchase or sale of the property.  Of course, lawyers can do this too as long as they do not charge a commission but instead bill hourly.  The person who engages the broker to act on their behalf is called the “principal”, while the actor is called the “agent.” An agency relationship forms when the principal authorizes the agent to act on their behalf.  An agency can only form when there is evidence (like a written contract) that the principal intended to designate the actor as his agent.

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