Selling Agent

Selling Agent

The Real Estate Broker who represents the buyer – not the seller – in the transaction.  The term originated back when all brokers worked for the seller.  Thus the broker who actually brought the buyer to the transaction was the “selling broker.”  The term is still used today.

And of course the the Selling Agent is still paid by the seller, not the buyer. Even though, by law and in theory, the broker works for the buyer, not the seller. Sometimes, language can be illuminating…