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5 Different Types of Real Estate Agents in Utah
In Utah, we have several different types of Real Estate Agents, all offering their own level of professional services and representation. Here is a Brief Overview of 5 Different Types of Agents in Utah:
Listing Agent also known as Seller's Agent: these agents are sometimes referred to as a "traditional agent." They are the most common real estate agent in Utah. They work on behalf of the seller and represent the seller's interests during a sale. They treat buyers as "customers" of the seller and the listing brokerage and not as clients. Discount Brokerage: agents who work for a discount brokerage are required to provide clients with the minimum service level of representation required by the State of Utah. Many discount brokers offer the ability to add additional services a la carte or the option to "upgrade" to full service representation. Agency level services vary between brokerages and may not provide buyers or sellers with the best outcome. Some discount brokerages offer additional services such as access to their technology and attorneys. They may have you sign documents that limit their responsibility should you have problems in your transaction, prohibit you from rating them poorly on review sites, and/or limit you from publicly sharing any bad ... more
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