header bg

Question:

Broker Matthews took a 90-day exclusive agency listing to sell a property owned by Tyler. After 30 days without selling the property, Tyler sent Broker Matthews a letter cancelling the listing. One week later, Tyler enters into open listings with several other brokers. Two weeks later, one of the brokers sold the property. In this situation, Tyler ____

A is liable for payment of a commission to Matthews as well as to the selling broker.
Explaination

The open listing guaranteed payment to the procuring broker. The exclusive listing is a bilateral contract which cannot be voided unilaterally. Therefore, the seller owes a commission to both brokers.