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Question: a man is demanding I pay him for assisting me in selling a house I sold "by owner" I he is not licensed. He claims we had an oral agreement that I would pay him rather then hiring a realtor He is suing me for $5000

Answer: Arizona has a law called the Statue of Frauds ARS 44-101 which requires that certain contracts must be in writing in order for them to be legal. The sale and brokering of real property is covered under this statute: 7. Upon an agreement authorizing or employing an agent or broker to purchase or sell real property, or mines, for compensation or a commission. For more information about your situation you may want to speak with an attorney.

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  • a man is demanding I pay him for assisting me in selling a house I sold "by owner" I he is not licensed. He claims we had an oral agreement that I would pay him rather then hiring a realtor He is suing me for $5000

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