Buyers Agent

Business / Taxes / Buyers Agent: A buyer's agent represents a buyer in a real estate transaction, negotiating with the seller's agent for a lower price or a contract with more favorable terms. A real estate agent or broker, on the other hand, represents the seller. Although that agent customarily shows the property to prospective buyers, his or her primary obligation is to the seller.

Other Words for Agent

Agent Noun Synonyms: representative, intermediary, go-between, proxy, emissary, delegate, spokesman, spokeswoman, spokesperson, deputy, substitute, surrogate, advocate, emissary, legate, envoy, factor
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Principal-Agent Relationship

Business / Finance / Principal-Agent Relationship: Occurs when one person, an agent, acts on the behalf of another person, the principal. MORE

Paying Agent

Business / Finance / Paying Agent: An agent who makes principal and interest payments to bondholders on behalf of the issuer. MORE

Pseudo-Agent

Life Style / Travel / Pseudo-Agent: Someone claiming to be a travel agent who really isn't watch out for these types. They often produce bogus id cards, and can disappear when problems arise. Check credentials before doing business with MORE

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