This site uses cookies.

The types of cookies we use, and the way we use them, are explained in our Privacy Policy. By clicking "Accept" or continuing to use our site, you agree to our use of Cookies. More information

Realtor Duties to Clients and to Customers

When assisting buyers in their search for a property - a house, condo or townhouse - a Realtor must fulfill a set of obligations. These obligations differ, depending whether the Realtor is assisting his/her client, or a customer.

A client is someone who, by signing a Buyer Agency Agreement, hired the real estate professional to represent him/her in the process of searching for a property and negotiating the purchase (or lease).

A customer is someone who has chosen not to be represented. While the Realtor must treat everyone, client and customer alike, fairly and honestly, it is a client who is represented, and whose best interest is always protected. In a transaction where the buyer is not represented (treated as a customer) the Realtor must look after the seller's best interest.

Schematic illustration of duties a Realtor owed to clients and to customers

adminlistingsprivacy policycontactsite map
Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
416-481-6137

Home and Loft Ideas  |  Toronto Resources

Marisha Robinsky, REALTOR
276 Merton Street
Toronto ON M4S 1N9
Copyright © 2002-2018. All rights reserved.
Marketing for Real Estate Professionals by Lone Wolf Technologies.
Lone Wolf Technologies