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Who Pays the Real Estate Agent?

September 30th, 2013

Most home buyers and sellers work with a real estate agent, and the agent charges a commission. How much is the commission, and who pays it? The answer in both cases is: It’s negotiable. You’ll set the terms in the sale contract.

Often the buyer and the seller each have their own agent, and the commission is split down the middle between the two agents. (Read more about the types of real e ...