BUYER'S BROKER: A Broker other than the Seller’s Broker can agree with the Buyer to act as the Broker for the Buyer only. In these situations, the Buyer’s Broker is not representing the Seller, even if the Buyer’s Broker is receiving compensation for their services, either in full or in part, from the Seller or through the Seller’s Broker.
A Buyer’s Broker has the following obligations to the Buyer whom he is representing, during the course of an actual or contemplated transaction:
- The fiduciary duties of loyalty, obedience, disclosure and confidentiality in dealings with the Buyer.
A Buyer’s Broker has the following obligations to both the Buyer and Seller during the course of an actual or contemplated transaction:
- Diligent exercise of reasonable skill and care in the performance of the Broker’s duties.
- A duty of honest and fair dealing with all parties.
- A duty to disclose all facts known to the Broker which materially and adversely affects the consideration to be paid for the business and the real property.