Any provisions of the following form not desired by either the broker or the principal may be omitted.

Form 36. - Authority to Broker to Sell.1

I hereby employ and authorize....................................real estate broker (s), to sell for me, the premises known as No............ in the city of......................, being a lot........feet by........feet on the...........side of...........street...........feet (East) of ..........street (avenue)1, upon which there is (a three-story and basement brown stone dwelling, or three-story frame store and dwelling, or as the case may be), upon the following terms and conditions:

Gross price, $........payable as follows:

$........when contract of sale is signed;

$........by the purchaser taking same subject to a mortgage for that amount, due............bearing interest at........% per annum, payable (May 1) and (November 1);

$........by the purchaser giving me a purchase money bond and mortgage for that amount, due............bearing interest at. ... % per annum.

payable............and............, and containing the usual interest.

instalment, tax, assessment, insurance and warranty clauses (or special clauses if desired) ;

$........in cash when the deed is delivered.

Warranty deed to be delivered 30 days after date of contract.

Covenants and restrictions against the premises.......................................................................................................................................................

Encroachments..................................................

Fence variations.................................................

Railroad consents................................................

For bringing about a sale of said premises, or producing a purchaser ready, willing and able to purchase the same, on the above terms, or on any other terms or conditions to which I shall assent, I hereby agree to pay said broker(s) the sum of $........commissions, (or a sum equal to.. . .%

on the gross price as his (their) commissions).

1 While written authority is not necessary in all jurisdictions, (see Ch. Ill supra) still it is always wise, even at some inconvenience, to have the vendor state explicitly the terms on which he will sell. If any dispute should then arise as to whether the broker has produced a purchaser on the principal's terms, the dispute will not have to be determined upon any conflicting evidence as to what the terms were, as is often the case when the terms are given to the broker orally.

2 Space may be reserved for diagram of property.

Commissions shall be due and payable when a customer is produced upon above terms and conditions.1

The authority hereby given shall continue for..........months.

I hereby authorize said broker(s) to give a receipt in my name for any deposit received on a sale according to the above terms and conditions, and also authorize him (them) to sign in my name any contract he (they) may make with a purchaser of said premises on the above terms and conditions.

In the event of the sale of said premises by said broker (s) or by anyone else, including myself,2 while this agreement is in force, I agree to pay said broker(s) the full commissions above agreed upon.* Dated....................................................................................

Form 37. - Exclusive Agency Contract. Chicago, Illinois.4