Orlando, FL asked in Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: If a seller fsbo had no agent and the buyer is a broker does the seller owe him a commission for buying their house?

Can the title agent automatically take a 6% commission from the seller without seller agreeing to it and seller not knowing when the house closed?

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James W. Martin
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  • Pinellas County, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: See Florida Statutes Section 475.278 here regarding broker disclosure requirements: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0400-0499/0475/Sections/0475.278.html

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