Death, bankruptcy or madness can and will terminate a listing contract. A list agreement authorizes the broker to represent the client and the client`s ownership with third parties, including the guarantee and submission of offers for the property. Under the provisions of the Real Estate Licensing Act, only a broker can act as a broker to list, sell or lease another person`s real estate, and in most states, list agreements must be written. List of exclusive agencies: a contractual agreement under which the stockbroker acts as a legally recognized non-agency broker or agent of the seller and the seller (s) agrees to pay a commission to the stockbroker if the property is sold by the efforts of a real estate agent. If the property is sold exclusively by the efforts of the seller or sellers, the seller is not required to pay a commission to the stockbroker. (Modified 5/06) Exclusive right to sale: a contractual agreement under which the stockbroker acts as an agent or as a legally recognized non-agency representative of the seller (s) and the seller (s) agrees (s) to pay a commission to the listing broker, whether the property is sold by the efforts of the stockbroker, seller or another person; and a contractual agreement under which the stockbroker acts as an intermediary or as a non-agent representative of the legally recognized seller (s), and the seller (s) engages, to pay a commission to the broker, whether the property is sold by the efforts of the broker, seller or anyone else, except that the seller may designate one or more individuals or legal entities as exceptions in the listing agreement and that if the property is sold to an exempt individual or corporation, the seller is not required to pay a commission to the stock exchange. (Modified 5/06) A listing agreement may also include documents relating to the listing of their securities on a stock exchange, for example. B of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Note: These definitions are provided to make it easier to categorize lists in MLS compilations. In any area of conflict or inconsistency, priority is given to the law or regulation of the state. If national law allows brokers to list real estate on an exclusive or open basis without establishing an agency relationship, listings should not be excluded from MLS compilations, as the listing broker is not the seller`s agent.