LISTING AGENT VS SELLING AGENT: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

ALEX KARANI | August 19, 2019

Real estate agents play a major role in real estate transactions. Whether you are buying or selling a house, working with a real estate agent can be very helpful. However, hiring a real estate agent can be quite challenging for those who don’t know the difference between a listing agent and a selling agent. Even some experienced property sellers and buyers still don’t understand who is actually who in the world of real estate. Even though they may sound similar, they usually act in different capacities. So, what is a listing agent? What is a selling agent? Who should you contact and when? Being able to differentiate between a listing agent vs selling agent is important, especially if you are buying or selling your first property.

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