Or we can also say that if the agent has implicit authority, then the nature of the relationship is an implicit agency relationship. Let`s say you own a building and tell your agent to show an apartment to a potential tenant. The agent continues to negotiate a lease, even if you have not given the agent direct authority to do so. The client believes that the agent is authorized and that an agency has been created by Estoppel. It may also be possible for an oral agreement to create an agency relationship, but is not applicable by you, the agent, to collect a fee. The typical written agreement is a listantie agreement or a sales contract. The written agreement is the most appropriate and safest way to establish an agency relationship. If this is the case, the courts find out if there was an agency relationship from the beginning of the negotiations. While a written agreement and an oral agreement are acceptable ways to create an explicit agency, signing a written agreement is the safest and legally most viable option for both the party and the agent. Signing a list contract or buyer agreement ensures that the express agency is legally binding….