Read the termination clause carefully and check if there is a prohibition on scoring with another broker before the current agreement expires, advises an expert. Source: IStock Read the termination clause carefully and check if there is a ban on rating another broker before the current agreement expires, Advises Cammarasana. While agencies are usually negotiable, be prepared to have to wait before making the list with another agent. But if they are negotiable, ask for a general and unconditional authorization, signed by the agent, so that you can immediately list with someone else. Make sure, Schwartz adds, that you sign a listing agreement containing some sort of seller service guarantee to make sure your agent is doing their job: advertising, marketing plan, feedback, regular communication, availability for appointments. « If not, you have the option to terminate your contract, » she says. While the brokerage firm and the client are always welcome to negotiate any desired changes, including an agreement, a temporary pause for the listing agreement that will continue later, we thought it might be useful to review the two types of termination options provided by the modification agreement for the listing agreement: F: My house is currently on the market and I`m not lucky Ch with my current agent. I signed a one-year contract with him that expires in May 2013. I want an unconditional withdrawal, so that I can list either with another broker or as a rented property. I`m a very motivated seller who wants something to happen with my property in the next 2 months, so I don`t want to be tied to this agent until May.