Nebraska Revised Statute 76-2416
Licensee; act as agent, when; agency relationships authorized; compensation, when.
(1) When engaged in any of the activities enumerated in subdivision (2) of section 81-885.01, a licensee may act as a limited agent in any transaction as a single agent, subagent, or dual agent. The licensee's general duties and obligations arising from the limited agency relationship shall be disclosed to the seller and the buyer or to the landlord and the tenant pursuant to sections 76-2420 to 76-2422. Alternatively, when engaged in any of the activities enumerated in subdivision (2) of section 81-885.01, a licensee may act as an agent in any transaction in accordance with a written contract as described in subsection (6) of section 76-2422.
(2) A licensee shall be considered a buyer's or tenant's limited agent unless:
(a) The designated broker enters into a written seller's agent or landlord's agent agreement with the party to be represented pursuant to subsection (2) of section 76-2422;
(b) The designated broker enters into a subagency agreement with another designated broker pursuant to subsection (5) of section 76-2422;
(c) The designated broker enters into a written dual agency agreement with the parties to be represented pursuant to subsection (4) of section 76-2422; or
(d) The designated broker enters into a written agency agreement pursuant to subsection (6) of section 76-2422.
(3) Sections 76-2401 to 76-2430 shall not obligate any buyer or tenant to pay compensation to a licensee unless the buyer or tenant has entered into a written agreement with the designated broker specifying the compensation terms in accordance with subsection (3) of section 76-2422.
(4) A licensee may work with a single party in separate transactions pursuant to different relationships, including, but not limited to, selling one property as a seller's agent and working with that seller in buying another property as a buyer's agent or as a subagent if the licensee complies with sections 76-2401 to 76-2430 in establishing the relationships for each transaction.
- Laws 1994, LB 883, § 16;
- Laws 2011, LB25, § 5.
A brokerage relationship is a limited agency relationship. Professional Mgmt. Midwest v. Lund Co., 284 Neb. 777, 826 N.W.2d 225 (2012).