open listing


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Related to open listing: exclusive agency listing, net listing

open listing

n.
A contract with a broker for the sale of property that does not prohibit the owner from selling the property without the broker's assistance or from using the assistance of other brokers in effecting the sale.
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Ismailoff alleged that he entered into an open listing agreement with Singer to show the property, set up a meeting with Singer and a Sitt representative and got them to agree that he'd receive a 6 percent commission on the sale regardless of when it was completed.
A common tale of woe I hear from brokers is that they acted on an open listing by introducing a property to a potential buyer and the buyer eventually buys the property but the broker is frozen out of a commission.
The commercial real estate market's open listing system creates information equality.
The exchanges existed because there was concern that brokers did not have "real listings." In that period of time, exclusive agreements were rare and homeowners would contact all of the real estate brokers in an area and give them an open listing Brokers found themselves frustrated when, after significant effort and the production of an interested purchaser, the property had already been sold by another broker or by the owner.
When the final development plans did not align with the company's retail focus, the seller chose to dispose of the asset as an open listing. After entering into several failed contracts over the course of a year, the seller sought the assistance of a commercial brokerage.
A full spectrum retail real estate brokerage company, Levin Realty Services specializes in the marketing, leasing and sale of retail property, open listing brokerage, as well as tenant representation.
Most importantly, the seller gets more bang for the buck, as the commission payable is generally the same in either an open listing or an exclusive.
In a case where a property is listed on an open listing basis (meaning that many agents are notified that the property is available but no one is directly responsible for the marketing), there is a tremendous disincentive for the open listing broker to notify anyone that the property is available other than customers the agents have good relationships with.
Open Listings, an online homebuying platform, recently conducted a survey of 500 homeowners between 25 and 64 years old.