Why Can't You Use Multiple Realtors at Once?

If you're buying or selling a property or business, it's not a good idea to use multiple different realtors at the same time. Here are a few reasons why:
• Legal Issues: Using multiple realtors can create legal issues, especially if all of them claim to have a contractual relationship with you. In some cases, this can lead to disputes or even lawsuits, which can be costly, time-consuming, and stressful.
• Who is getting paid for doing the work? If you use multiple realtors, they will expect to receive a commission or a have their fees paid when a transaction completes. How could you expect to have multiple people working for you and only paying one?
Would you order food from multiple restaurants at the same time and expect to pay only one of them?
• Confusing Communication: Using multiple realtors can lead to confusing or inconsistent communication. You may receive conflicting advice, feedback, or information from different realtors, which can create doubts or misunderstandings. This can be especially problematic if you're under time pressure or dealing with complex negotiations.
For these reasons, it's generally not recommended to use more than one realtor at the same time. Instead, it's better to carefully choose one realtor who you trust, who has the experience and expertise you need, and who can provide you with a clear, consistent, and effective service.