Quick Answer: Can I Contact A House Seller Directly?

Feel free to contact the seller directly, discuss how they reached their price and if seller financing is on the table.

Just be aware that the seller has a contract with the listing agent.

The listing agent may need to be paid according to their contract.

Can a buyer contact a seller directly?

Can buyers contact a listing agent directly? Technically—yes. The only people who may frown upon contacting a listing agent are buyer’s agents, who make their commissions based on representing buyers. But there is no law or rule saying a buyer cannot contact a listing agent.

Is it illegal to contact the seller of a house?

Contact the seller.

It’s unlikely your real estate agent will be happy with your doing this, but it’s not illegal for you to contact the seller directly to ask about your offer.

Can you contact the seller of a house directly UK?

A buyer must make an offer through the estate agent if a home is sold through one. A buyer can make their offer directly to the seller for a private sale. Buyers can make offers verbally (over the phone or in person) or in writing.

Can you bypass a realtor?

Agents are also legally obliged to pass on any offers for the property right until contracts are signed. So no, you can’t bypass the agent. However, it’s up to the person who has the contract with the agent to complain if they think the agent has been deficient in passing on offers.