listing

noun list·ing \ ˈli-stiŋ \

Definition of listing

1 :an act or instance of making or including in a list
2 :something that is listed

Examples of listing in a Sentence

  1. an alphabetical listing of all of the students currently enrolled in the school

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First Known Use of listing

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LISTING Defined for English Language Learners

listing

noun

Definition of listing for English Language Learners

  • : a printed list

  • listings : a printed list of things that includes detailed information about them

  • : something included in a list


Law Dictionary

listing

noun list·ing

legal Definition of listing

1 :an arrangement, agreement, or contract for the marketing of real property through one or more real estate agents usually for a specific period called also listing agreement
exclusive agency listing
:a listing under which only one agent may sell the property but without the right to a commission if the owner sells it directly
Note: An agent is usually still entitled to a commission if the owner sells directly to a buyer found by the agent, even if the sale occurs after the agreement expires.
exclusive right to sell listing
:a listing under which only one agent may sell the property and is entitled to a commission if the owner sells it directly to any party
multiple listing
:an agreement or arrangement under which real property is marketed through a service or association composed of several agents with a commission from the sale of a property shared between the selling agent and the agent that initiates the listing of it
net listing
:a listing under which the agent that sells a property retains as compensation the amount of the selling price that exceeds a specified sum
open listing
:a listing that does not preclude the use of multiple agents or a direct sale by the owner with no commission paid to an agent called also nonexclusive listing
2 a :a record of a property or properties available through a real estate agent
b :a property listed in such a record


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