Working With a Real Estate Agent

Q & A: Working With a Real Estate Agent

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  1. Are commissions negotiable?

Are commissions negotiable?
Yes, real estate commissions are negotiable by law. The commission rate is generally divided among the listing brokerage, the listing agent, the buyer’s brokerage and the buyer’s agent. Rates can fluctuate depending on the level of service a real estate agent will include. When interviewing Realtors®, ask about their commission rate, the process for selling your home and what their services include.