Are Commissions Negotiable?

In some areas of the country there is a certain percentage that real estate agents expect to earn as a commission. This commission amount is a certain percentage of the final sales price. Or, some brokerage firms will charge a set fee for their services.

However, just like anything else in real estate, this amount is negotiable. When completing the listing agreement, you and your real estate agent will agree on the amount of the real estate commission to be paid.

Nextwe’ll look at how the Multiple Listing Service can be used to market a home for sale.