The wages or commissions of a broker; also, his business or occupation
@ brokerage contract
A contract of agency, whereby broker is employed to make contracts of kind agreed upon in name and on behalf of his principal, and for which he is paid an agreed commission. A unilateral contract wherein the principal makes an offer which is interpreted as promise to pay broker a commission in consideration of his producing a buyer ready, able, and willing to buy the property on the principal's terms. In re Cowan's Estate, Sur., 13 N.Y.S.2d 374, 376.
See also brokerage listing
@ brokerage listing
An offer of a unilateral contract, the act requested being the procuring by the broker of a purchaser ready, able and willing to buy upon the terms stated in the offer. Buckaloo v. Johnson, 14 Cal.Sd 815, 122 CaLRptr. 745, 753, 537 P.2d 865.
See also brokerage contract

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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