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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Kenzi Hansen - it's simple. It's the relationship between the consumer and a professional.

Oct 17, 2016 03:23 PM
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

We have a disclosure to give them and go over it.

Oct 17, 2016 12:10 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Kenzi,

What Dorie Dillard said.  A

Oct 17, 2016 02:21 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

the obligation to represent another's interests above yours, to do what they instruct you to do with confidentiality, accountability, loyalty, and obediance 

Oct 17, 2016 12:32 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

There's an app for that!  In DC and Maryland, we have required forms that do it for us.

Oct 17, 2016 12:22 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Ther work relationship between client and agent.

 

That is layman's term

Oct 17, 2016 11:07 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I give them the consumer notice that explains it.

Oct 17, 2016 10:50 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

This is a question that has now popped up virtually daily... asked and answered. And agency can differ from one state to another.

Oct 17, 2016 03:50 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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Acting as your Agent, Representative, or Advocate.

Oct 17, 2016 01:19 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

I would ask the broker this one

Oct 17, 2016 12:37 PM
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Aaron Mtuanwi
LBBM Brokers, Inc - Lawrenceville, GA
INSPIRED TO SERVE Atlanta, GA [Metro Atlanta Area]

It is my authorization to professionally represent them

Oct 17, 2016 11:46 AM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Give them the State (of Florida) disclosures.

Oct 17, 2016 11:01 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I do not explain agency or use the work agency.

I DO inform of my duties and responsibilities to those who hire me.

Avoiding real estate gobbly gook is a good idea.

Oct 17, 2016 09:33 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Good question, Kenzi.  Lots of excellent answers here.  Good luck in Utah.

Oct 17, 2016 08:35 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Representation

Oct 17, 2016 07:52 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

It depends on the context of the word "agency".

Oct 17, 2016 05:06 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I am your agent meaning I work for you.

Oct 17, 2016 02:29 PM
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Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Richmond, TX

I would google it with them and the explain it.

Oct 17, 2016 11:09 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I let them know it is the expected and required duties of all parties in the business relationship.

Oct 18, 2016 12:32 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Standing in for another

Oct 18, 2016 12:08 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Kenzi Hansen The relationship between a client and a Broker to represent their best interests.

Oct 18, 2016 12:05 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Dorie Dillard nailed this one!

Oct 17, 2016 11:23 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

A fiduciary relationship where the agent represent the client.

Oct 17, 2016 11:20 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Agency is the relationship between two parties, the consumer and service provider. 

Oct 17, 2016 10:58 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Who represents who in a real estate transaction.  

Oct 17, 2016 10:55 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

everyone deserves to have proper representation and that's what agency is about....providing representation to one side....buying side or selling side.... dual agency is representing no one...

Oct 17, 2016 10:06 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Review the form that you have for their signatures.

Oct 17, 2016 09:55 PM