Commission complaints: Performance by agency

Can an owner refuse to pay commission because they are disappointed with an agents marketing performance?

Even if sellers are genuinely unhappy with marketing performance will not constitute a breach entitling termination of an agency agreement. Commission is thus payable regardless.

Click here to see an example of an owner alleging an agent hadn’t found the buyers because they came through an advertising campaign paid for by them.

In this example – click here to read – the sellers refused to pay a commission because of allegedly unsatisfactory marketing by the agent.

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Last updated: 28 January 2020