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.
Agent Noun Synonyms: representative, intermediary, go-between, proxy, emissary, delegate, spokesman, spokeswoman, spokesperson, deputy, substitute, surrogate, advocate, emissary, legate, envoy, factor
Business / Finance / Principal-Agent Relationship: Occurs when one person, an agent, acts on the behalf of another person, the principal. MORE
Business / Finance / Paying Agent: An agent who makes principal and interest payments to bondholders on behalf of the issuer. MORE