Does it Take a Matching Offer, a Signed Contract, or a Complete Closing Before a Cooperating Broker Earns its Commission?

4 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2012

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Date Written: June 21, 2012

Abstract

A recent California decision suggests that the rule that a broker earns its commission when it procures a purchaser whose offer matches the seller’s asking price may be changing.

Keywords: Realpro v. Smith Residual, broker commission, matching offer

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger, Does it Take a Matching Offer, a Signed Contract, or a Complete Closing Before a Cooperating Broker Earns its Commission? (June 21, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2089062 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2089062

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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